SKUAST FoF holds programme on ‘Career opportunities for Forestry Professionals’

Srinagar: Faculty of Forestry, Benhama-Watlar, SKUAST-K organized a one day program on “Career opportunities for Forestry Professionals” on 26th August, 2022. The Program was organized by Career Counseling and Placement Cell (CCPC), FOF.
Dr Syed Naseem Geelani, Associate Professor and Head SBS who is also SWO (Organizing Secretary) proposed formal welcome address. He briefly highlighted the genesis of the program and highlighted the role of Faculty in teaching, research and student services.
The Chief guest was Altaf Ahmad, Wildlife Warden, Dachigam National Park, J&K Wildlife Department.
Prof. S.A Gangoo, Dean Faculty of Forestry highlighted the importance of Faculty of Forestry and its services towards teaching and research in the country. He informed the audience that many students from Faculty of Forestry had qualified competitive exams like IFS, KAS, State Forest level exams and other prestigious exams. He further told students that they should work hard in order to achieve their goals.
Altaf, in his lecture, spoke on the different aspects of the civil service examination. He highlighted the success story of his journey from preparation of civil services examination to good posting in the wildlife department. He suggested students to have goal oriented vision, remain aware about day today issues at National and International level, hard work and patience is going to help students to achieve their goals.
The event was attended by Prof. P.A Khan, Head Division of FBT, Dr. Vasihnu Dutt, Associate Professor Division of SAF, Dr Khursheed, Associate Professor, Dr Amir Bhat, Assistant professor, Jauhar Rafeeq, President Students Council FOF and more than 60 UG, PG and Ph. D students of the Faculty.
The vote of thanks was proposed by Prof. Akhlaq Amin Wani, Head Division of FRM. He thanked the Chief guest and participants for sparing their time for this wonderful career counseling session. The program was anchored by Dr Sabeena Nabi, Assistant Professor, Division of FBT.

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