CUK VC chairs 9th PMB, 30th UBC meetings

Ganderbal: The ninth Meeting of the Planning and Monitoring Board (PMB) and the 30th meeting of the University Building Committee (UBC) of the Central University of Kashmir (CUK) were held together with Vice Chancellor, Prof. Farooq Ahmad Shah in chair, at the varsity’s Green Campus here on Saturday.
Addressing the members and representatives of different construction agencies, Vice Chancellor, Prof. Farooq Ahmad Shah, said the varsity has constituted a high-powered steering committee to implement the New Education Policy-2020 in letter and spirit in the university. “The university is progressing leaps and bounds on academics and research front and all the seats in the teaching departments and research programmes were filled during the current academic session,” Prof. Farooq Shah remarked, adding the varsity, despite challenges thrown by the Covid-19 pandemic, successfully conducted the offline examination of the students and declared their results within the stipulated time, thereby completing their degrees. Prof. Shah said the university has resumed academic activities post winters and offline class work has started, adding that online classes continued during the winter. He said the university continues to organise seminars, workshops, conferences and webinars which are actively participated by the faculty members, scholars and students. Prof. Shah said the varsity has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Delhi based, Vigyan Prasar for promotion of science through the regional languages Kashmiri and Urdu through Science & Technology Communication, Popularization & its Extension (SCOPE), adding the university in association with the University of Kashmir and Vigyan Prasar is currently organising a weeklong Festival for All, at the University of Kashmir.
Registrar, Prof. M Afzal Zargar, who took up the agenda items, said the University despite marching ahead on academics and research has confronted several obstacles on the campus development front. He said the Ministry of Education, Government of India, has taken cognizance of the impediments and has constituted a higher-powered committee led by an eminent soil expert, which is in the process of completing the geo-technical and geophysical investigation and will be submitting a detailed report to the Ministry, for future course of action. Prof. Zargar said the deadlock with the executing agencies NBCC and NPCC has been resolved amicably and the works on the PEB-I and other concrete structures at the designated Tulmulla Campus has resumed.

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