Jammu Aug 28: University of Jammu on Friday held its Syndicate Meeting, with the JU Vice-Chancellor Prof R. D. Sharma in chair during which various academic and administrative matters were discussed.
Chairing the 108th Syndicate meeting Prof Sharma emphasized on further strengthening the path of excellence in higher education with more focus on improvement of research atmosphere in the main campus and offsite campuses of the University.
In the 108th meeting of the Syndicate, around fifty items were presented by Prof. Keshav Sharma, Registrar University of Jammu.
Besides confirming the action taken on the various items presented, the Syndicate endorsed the introduction of Post Graduate Diplomas in “Banking and Risk Management” and “Accounting and Finance” under Self Financing in collaboration with National Stock Exchange.
Syndicate also endorsed the introduction of new subject(s) like Dogri, History, Music, Computer Application, Geography, Sociology and Bio-Technology in the Government Degree Colleges of Khour, Hiranagar, Paloura, Samba, Basohli, Poonch and Kishtwar.
The Syndicate also endorsed the adoption of SRO-232 regarding Child Care Leave for women employees of the University of Jammu.
The Syndicate meeting was attended by Sh. Navin K. Choudhary, IAS, Commissioner Secretary to Govt., Finance Department, Financial Advisor (Universities), J&K Govt., Ms.Sarita Chauhan,IAS, Commissioner Secretary to Govt., Higher Education Dept, J&K Govt., Prof G.M Bhat, Dean Faculty of Engineering, KU, Prof. Mohd. Ashraf Wani, Dean, Music & Fine Arts, KU, Prof. Naseem Ahmed Shah, Dean Faculty of Social Sciences, Prof Mubarak Singh, Dean, Faculty of Education, JU, Prof. J. P. Singh Joorel,Dean Faculty of Mathematical Sciences, JU, Prof G.M Bhat, Dept of Geology, JU, Prof Renu Sachar, Dept of Chemistry, JU, Prof. Arvind Jasrotia, Dean, Faculty of Law, JU, Prof. Ramnika Jalali, Department of Sanskrit, JU, Prof. Renu Goswami, Principal, Govt. College for Women, Parade and Prof. Koushal Samotra, Principal, Govt. College of Education.
2015 Kashmir Despatch