‘College on Wheels’ rolled out at IUST

Awantipora: An Orientation programme for ‘College on Wheels’ an initiative of the Higher Education Council of J&K government was held at Islamic University of Science and Technology on Thursday. It was an awareness-cum-interactive session where the objectives of the initiative were shared with the girl students and scholars. The meeting was chaired by Dean Research IUST, Prof A H Moon, who is the Coordinator/Liaison Officer of the program at IUST.
On the occasion, Prof Moon said, the two week period of the college on wheels journey would be a great learning experience for the girl students, while explaining the objectives of the program. He discussed the idea behind this initiative that was first launched by Prof. Dinesh Singh, Vice Chairman of JKHEC as a Vice Chancellor of Delhi University.
Dr MonisaQadiri, Nodal officer for ‘College on Wheels’ program at IUST explained the students selection criteria and other logistical framework of the mission which aimed at experiential learning of the students. Various queries from the students and scholars were also answered in question answer session.

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