4thCourt Meeting of CUJ Held
Jammu Tawu, April 26
The fourth Court meeting of Central University of Jammu was held today at its Main Campus, Raya Suchani (Bagala), Samba, to deliberate on the various developmental activities in the university since the last Court meeting held on 15th June 2015. The meeting was chaired by Governor N.N. Vohra, Chancellor of the University. Governor noted that in research arena, some projects must relate to finding practical solutions to the problems of J&K. Like-wise in the arena of security studies the socio-economic and political implications of the Cross-LoC trade and Cross-LoC bus services between India and Pakistan could be gainfully studied, as perhaps the Chinese Economic Corridor through PoK and Pakistan. Governor observed that the Vice-Chancellor should redouble efforts for completing the University’s infrastructure within a definite timeframe and advised that a scientific survey should be carried out to map the ground water potential at the site of the University. Vice-Chancellor Prof. Ashok Aima, made a presentation about the activities undertaken over the past two years and highlighted the achievements with respect to academics, research, national and global MOUs, induction of new programmes and development works being undertaken in the main campus. He further informed that at present ten academic programmes were being run from the main campus, and some others would be shifted here by July 2017. Important issues discussed in the meeting included strengthening the existing research and teaching – learning processes besides broad- basing the community outreach engagements for benefit of local inhabitants. Various measures have been taken by the University for fostering entrepreneurship through the incubation centre and offering various vocational programmes under B. Voc and Community college programmes. The University has also opened a Kendriya Vidyalaya for facilitating admissions to the aspirants of the University employees and inhabitants of District Samba.
In the presence of Governor an MoU was also signed between Central University of Jammu with National Council of Rural Institute (NCRI), under Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) Government of India, for promoting Rural Community Engagement and Social Responsibility among the students.
Earlier, Governor inaugurated the Kendriya Vidyalaya of Central University of Jammu at village Raya Suchani, Bagla, Distt. Samba.