Srinagar: Central University of Kashmir (CUK), Chancellor, Lt Gen (Retd) Syed Ata Hasnain chaired the 8th meeting of the university Court, specially convened on infrastructure and funding, here at SK International Convention Centre (SKICC) on Saturday.
The meeting took place in the backdrop of various impediments faced by the university in infrastructural development at the allotted site at Tulmulla Ganderbal.
Vice Chancellor, Prof. Mehraj ud Din Mir, Prof. Amitabh Mattoo former advisor J&K Government, Prof. Talat Ahmad, Vice Chancellor, University of Kashmir, Prof. Ashok Aima, Vice Chancellor, Central University of Jammu, Prof. Rakesh Sehgal, Director NIT, Registrar, Director R&D, Deans, Members from across the country participated in the meeting.
Speaking on the occasion, Chancellor, Lt Gen (Retd) Syed Ata Hasnain complimented the university for maintaining teaching, learning and research process despite difficulties on ground. He suggested that university needs to use its departments, especially the Management Studies for researching into the difficulties faced by varsity on campus development and proposing a way forward through professional data based results. Lt Gen (Retd) Syed Ata Hasnain expressed that he shall be available to represent the difficulties faced by the university campus development at different levels of the Ministry and help to resolve the issue along with the university authorities. He said he would use his offices along with the university authorities to find a solution within a stipulated time. Meanwhile, he asked the university to go for requisite Geo technical investigation and also construct whatever is possible. While acknowledging the construction of more than 70,000 sq ft already made by the university, Chancellor, assured of all help possible for constructions at Tulmulla and Watlar.
Vice Chancellor, Prof. Mehraj ud Din briefed members about the events that took place after the taking over of land at Tulmulla to the present date and narrated the number of the communications and verbal discussions made with the Central Ministry, UGC, the then State Government, Divisional and District administration.