Srinagar: The Centre for Capacity Building & Skill Development at the University of Kashmir organized a one-day orientation program aimed at enhancing work ethics among the ministerial staff.
The program was held with the objective of familiarizing and orienting participants with various facets of ethical work practices.
The inauguration of the conference was graced by the presence of Prof. Irshad Nawchoo, Dean of Research, who highlighted the significance of integrating modern technologies to streamline operations within academic institutions. He emphasized that technological advancements not only combat corruption but also significantly enhance efficiency.
Addressing the gathering, Prof. Majid Zaman, Controller of Examinations, stressed the importance of embracing technological advancements, acknowledging them as imperative for institutional growth. He emphasized the need for openness to change, underscoring its positive impact on eradicating malpractices.
Haji Bashir, Director of Finance, resonated with the sentiment of ethical conduct, emphasizing the foundational aspect of honesty. He articulated that one’s integrity with their work starts with personal honesty, asserting that integrity is indispensable in professional conduct.
Adding a nuanced perspective, Altaf Ahmad, Joint Registrar, drew connections between work ethics and religion, underscoring the ethical responsibility to invest honest time and ensure satisfaction in one’s job.
Dr. Aadil Bashir, Coordinator, apprised the audience of the Centre’s new mandate as the Centre for Capacity Building & Skill Development, highlighting its evolving role in shaping skill development initiatives.
The resource persons, including Prof. Nazir Ahmad, HOD Commerce; Dr. Irshad IMHANS, Psychiatrist; Prof. Shazia Manzoor, Social Work; Prof. Humaira Shafi, Deptt of Psychology; and Mohamad Yousuf, Project Officer, were the experts who deliberated upon various topics such as leadership qualities, stress management, teamwork, work ethics, and effective communication.
Registrar Dr. Nisar Ahmad Mir and Joint Registrar Dr. Asmat Kawoosa presided over the valedictory function, marking a pivotal moment in the institution’s commitment to employee development.
During the event, Dr. Mir emphasized the university’s proactive stance in the face of a changing global scenario. He announced the institution’s resolve to consistently organize such programs, ensuring the continuous enhancement of skills and knowledge among its workforce.
The program culminated with a certificate distribution ceremony, wherein participants were felicitated for their active engagement and commitment for fostering ethical work practices.