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Deal with non-performing, unseemly elements at varsity: Guv to new KU VC

Greater Kashmir 2018-08-09 01:35:32

The governor has suggested frequent meetings for urgent resolution of all outstanding problems.

Prof Talat Ahmad, who took over as the vice chancellor of the University of Kashmir on Tuesday called on Governor NN Vohra, who is also the chancellor of the University, at the Raj Bhavan on Wednesday.  

According to an official spokesperson, the governor has asked Ahmad to take the most urgent steps to restore the university to its erstwhile standing in the academic and research arena and effectively deal with all ‘non-performing and unseemly elements’.


 Among the various outstanding issues facing the university, the governor has advised the VC to take the most immediate steps to restore the academic schedules and help the students to regain the time lost because of recurring postponements of examinations and delays in declaration of results. In this context, the governor on Wednesday, according to the statement, also spoke to SaritaChouhan, commissioner for higher education, to urgently collaborate with Prof. Ahmad and along with vice chancellor of Srinagar Cluster University, discuss and decide an agreed approach to reduce/cancel vacations and announce revised examination schedules for the students in all the Colleges in the Valley.

The governor also stressed on the VC the crucial importance of the students being guided and assisted by their teachers in regard to all their problems, academic or personal. In this context VC informed the governor that he had in mind various ideas for assistance to students which shall be implemented early.

The governor has suggested frequent meetings for urgent resolution of all outstanding problems.