KU’s Commerce Department organises interaction session as part of Golden Jubilee celebrations

Srinagar: Kashmir University’s Department of Commerce organised a special interaction session with its founder HOD Prof Abdul Rashid Matoo as part of the department’s Golden Jubilee celebrations.
The Department is commemorating 50 years of completion of commerce education in the University and has chalked out several activities to be carried out this year.
Prof Mattoo served as Head of the Department for 18 years, from early 1970s to early 1990s, and superannuated as Registrar.
In his address to the faculty and research scholars, Prof Mattoo narrated the journey of his academic career, stating that he started his professional career as secretary, State Financial Corporation and later joined the University of Jammu as Lecturer in Commerce and thereafter shifted to the Kashmir University where he started the PG Department in 1970.
Prof Mattoo appreciated the present dispensation for putting in place state-of-the-art infrastructure for the students and scholars of the Department.
Prof Mohi-ud-Din Sangmi, Prof Khursheed A Butt, Prof Nazir A Nazir, Prof Riyaz A Rainayee, Prof Mushtaq A Bhat, Dr Parvez A Shah and other faulty members were present in the interaction session, which was recorded by KU’s EMRC as a memoir.
Earlier, Prof Mohammad Shafi, HOD Commerce thanked Prof Matoo for visiting the department for the interaction session.
“Because of the pandemic we couldn’t hold the programmes related to 50-year celebrations of the department in 2020-21. But we are planning to have all events conducted in 2022,” he said.

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