Katra, April 24
The meeting of the Board of Studies (BOS) today organised in the Department of Energy Management, Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University (SMVDU) in which Professor Jyotirmay Mathur, Department of Mechanical Engineering NIT, Jaipur was contacted through skype.
The highlights of the meeting was inclusion of financial models and course on ‘Discourses on Human Virtue’ along with emphasis on regular seminars to keep up breast with the present day technology etc.
The BOS has the mandate, as so derived from the statutes of the university, to give all recommendations regarding academic programs, updating of the curriculum, reviewing of syllabi as per the need of the students and identifying the research areas for the department that may open the gateway for academia-industry collaboration. It is pertinent to mention that this is the only dept. in the State of J&K that offers M.Tech. as well as Ph.D. programs in Renewable Energy.The recommendations submitted by the BOS will be further deliberated in the Academic Council.
Professor S K Kaushik, Center for Energy Studies IIT Delhi, Professor V Verma, Dean, Faculty of Engineering SMVDU, Dr Sanjeev Anand Head Department of Energy Management SMVDU and Dr V V Tyagi were the distinguished members.