Srinagar: A five-day workshop on ‘Fundamental Glossary of Electronics Engineering (English-Hindi-Kashmiri)’ was organised by the Commission for Scientific and Technical Terminology (CSTT), Ministry of Education (Department of Higher Education), New Delhi, in association with the University of Kashmir.
The workshop was held at the Department of Electronics and Instrumentation Technology, KU.
Earlier, Registrar of the University Dr Nisar Ahmad Mir inaugurated the workshop and highlighted its importance in the context of New Education Policy and emphasised that such workshops are also needed in other Science and Social Science subjects.
In the workshop, approximately 2900 electronics terms are to be translated into the Kashmiri language. In the first meeting held between 15-19 May, 2023, approximately 60 percent translation has been completed after having threadbare discussion between the subject and the language experts. The workshop was first of its kind in the discipline of Engineering organised by the University of Kashmir.
In the backdrop of the workshop, the officer in-charge of the workshop, Er. J.S. Rawat of the Ministry of Education, Government of India and Coordinator of the Workshop, Dr Javaid Ahmad Sheikh, Sr. Assistant Professor of Department of Electronics, KU met Vice-Chancellor, Prof Nilofer Khan, and briefed her about the workshop and the work carried so far.
The Vice-Chancellor thanked the Ministry of Education, Government of India, for choosing University of Kashmir for such a task of national importance. Prof Nilofer Khan assured full support for completion of the prestigious project.
In the valedictory function, Controller Examination, KU, Dr. Majid Zaman Baba was the Chief Guest. Dr. Majid highlighted the importance of the workshop in the context of NEP 2020. Prof Aejaz Mohammaed Sheikh, Head, Departments of Urdu and Linguistics and Prof. M. Tariq Banday, Head Department of Electronics, also spoke on the occasion. Er. J.S. Rawat thanked the University of Kashmir and experts for their support. The valedictory function was moderated by Dr. Javaid Ahmad Sheikh, who thanked all the stakeholders of the workshop.
The distinguished experts who were part of the workshop as subject, language experts within and outside the University included Prof. Aejaz Mohammad Sheikh, Prof. M. Tariq Banday, Dr. Shabir Ahmad Parah, Dr. Farooq Ahmad Khanday, Dr. Javaid Iqbal, Dr. Aadil Mohiuddin, Dr. Wahid Nasroo, Dr. K. C. Sharma, Er. Farhat Roohie, Dr. Sheeba Hassan and Dr. Aadil Mohiuddin.
AFC-C diploma course concludes at KU
The AFC C Diploma Course (Module 1) organised by the University of Kashmir in collaboration with AIFF and J&K Football Association concluded successfully in the Varsity.
24 participants from J&K and Ladakh, which included some prominent players like Shahnawaz Bashir, Arun Nagial and Ujavar Nabi attended the course and shared their experiences.
Sajid Yousuf Dar, International Football Coach and Coach Educator, was the lead instructor who was supported by Hilal Rasool Parray, AFC Pro-Licence Coach. Ishfaq Ahmed, international footballer, also shared his knowledge and expertise as a guest speaker.
The course was inaugurated by Dr Nisar Ahmed Mir, Registrar, University of Kashmir, in presence of Dr Musavir Ahmed, Director, Physical Education and Sports, KU; Waseem Aslam, Chairman JKFA; Prof B A Shah Secretary JKFA; Bashir Ahmed Malik President DFA Srinagar and Naseem Ul Gani, prominent footballer
The first module of seven days included theory and practical sessions. Participants also went through their first assessment examination during this module. The second module of the course will be held after two months which will include three theory examinations and two practical assessments.
The closing ceremony was held in which Dr Nisar Ahmed interacted with the participants and highlighted the importance of education and how transfer of knowledge can lead to a better society.
He also appreciated the efforts of Directorate in organising such collaborative initiatives and assured the University’s full support to the AIFF and Jammu and Kashmir Football Association.
At the end of the ceremony, Dr Musavir alongwith Sajid Yousuf and Hilal Rasool Parray presented the mementos to the Vice Chancellor, Prof Nilofer Khan and Registrar, Dr Nisar Ahmad.
Chairman and Secretary JKFA expressed their gratitude to the Vice Chancellor and Registrar for providing the necessary support for smooth conduct of the course.