Governor N N Vohra nowadays licensed Vice-Chancellor of Jammu University, Prof M P Singh Ishar to require all remedial measures/ actions on the recommendations of Chief Secretary-headed Enquiry Committee vis-à-vis allegations of administrative impropriety, favourtism and money irregularities against former Vice-Chancellor and officers of the Varsity.
Chairing the 72nd meeting of the University Council at Raj Bhawan here this evening, Mr Vohra asked the Vice-Chancellor to require action at intervals his competence on the recommendations of the Chief Secretary headed Enquiry Committee, that was constituted by the Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah to appear into allegations of varied quite irregularities.
The Governor additionally suggested the Vice Chancellor to make sure that the recommendations/ observations of the committee, that need special approvals, are placed before involved bodies of the University on a time certain basis and whole report processed with none delay.
Mr Vohra, who is that the Chancellor of the Varsity, known as upon the colleges of the State to prepare short-term vocational courses in tourism and different potential disciplines to boost employability of the youth in travel trade and varied different employment intensive sectors.
"With the revival and also the promotion of tourism within the State the youth having pursued short-term certificate courses may realize prepared employment avenues", he said, adding "Universities may additionally consider organizing different such courses having potential within the rising job market to profit the youth of the State".
Referring to the creation and upgradation of infrastructure facilities at the most campus and also the off-site campuses, the Governor said that the development of scholars hostels, significantly for ladies, ought to be given priority attention that the students from remote areas may pursue their educational careers in massive numbers.
He underlined the requirement for micro-focusing on the expansion of campuses for regularly improving the standard of education to equip youth to compete successfully within the rising competitive situation. He additionally stressed that each one the newly developing buildings should have adequate provision to be used of solar energy, harvesting of rain water, hearth safety measures and ramps to facilitate physically challenged persons.
The Governor suggested the Vice Chancellor to undertake visits to the affiliated faculties to watch the facilities and also the performance of those establishments, adding that those of the Principals, lecturers and also the faculties showing outstanding performances might be awarded. touching on the requirement for conducting educational audit of instructional establishments, he said that such a mechanism will facilitate in harmonious growth of all the establishments of upper learning. He advised that the varied Universities of the State may coordinate in regard to the functioning of their placement cells for the larger good thing about the youth of the State.
Prof MPS Ishar, in his power purpose presentation, gave details of the educational and extra-curricular achievements of the University. He additionally dwelt on the efforts being created to boost the prevailing infrastructure and also the initiatives taken within the fields of teaching, and extension activities.
The meeting among others was attended by Prof Talat Ahmad, Vice Chancellor, University of Kashmir, Prof Vinayshil Gautam, Prof R P Tandon, M I Khandey, Principal Secretary, Finance, Navin Kumar Choudhary, Principal Secretary to the Governor, Tanveer Jehan, Commissioner Secretary, Higher Education and Prof Naresh Padha, Registrar University of Jammu.