KU holds career counselling programme
GK NEWS NETWORK
Srinagar, Mar 17: The Directorate of Lifelong Learning , University of Kashmir in collaboration with Career Development Foundation(CDF), J&K organized one day Career Counselling programme for 10+2 meritorious students of District Varmul at Town Hall, Kunzer, Tangmarg.
The programme, the university in a statement said, was attended by Vice Chancellor Central University, Prof. Abdul Wahid Qureshi, Minister for Agriculture, Ghulam Hassan Mir, Chairman J&K Bank Dr.Haseeb Drabu, Registrar, University of Kashmir, Prof. Syed Fayaz, and other eminent citizens of the valley including, Dr G.Q. Allaqband, Gh. Jeelani Nehvi and Prof. Gul Jabar. The programme was attended by large number of students who have recently passed 10+2 examinations.
Vice chancellor Central University Prof. Abdul Wahid Qureshi asked the students to take advantage of the counselling sessions and take right decisions at the right time to be able to compete at the international market .
Minister for Agriculture urged students to get vocational/professional trainings in different streams and said “We are trying to improve the talent of youth and guide them to get proper education after proper counselling.
The minister appreciated the efforts of Directorate of Lifelong Learning, University of Kashmir and Career Development Foundation, J&K and expressed satisfaction regarding the manner the counselling was provided to the students in the event.
In his welcome address, Registrar, University of Kashmir Prof. Syed Fayaz briefed about the programme and guided students about the right ways of choosing various opportunities which come their way and said “we are living in a knowledge based society and the people who have enough knowledgeable can only grow” He urged students to access Kashmir University website for enhancing their career opportunities and to update themselves regarding various courses.
Speaking on the Occasion Incharge Director DLL, University of Kashmir Dr. Ghulam Hassan Mir briefed about the importance and need of vocational trainings in the modern day competitive world, He further added that the Directorate is actively involved in training maximum youth in different trades including Videography , Digital Photography , Plumber and fitter training, Electrician , Basic computer and Tally and others .In the concluding session , Honble Minister distributed certificates and Cash certificates worth Rs.5000 to each meritorious student among the meritorious students .
The Counselling programme was devised in two phases. In the first phase the experts from Kashmir University namely Dr. Rakesh Chandra, Dr. Gulam Hassan Mir, Dr. Sofiya Hassan, Abdullah Danish and Mir Zubair Rashid with multi disciplinary background delivered lecturers on career opportunities in science subjects, planning part of career, social services, entrepreneurial development and self exploration. The 2nd phase was interactive session wherein students were given chance to discuss the details and to fill up the feed back form. The hand outs regarding the career path were also disturbed among the participants. “I recently passed 10+2 examination with distinction, but was unable to decide which stream I should opt, now attending this very programme today, all my questions were answered and my apprehensions got cleared” said suhaila, a student. Towards the end of the programme the Chairman J&K Bank Dr Haseeb A Drabu threw light on the Education Loan Schemes available with Jammu and Kashmir Bank for the meritorious students. He congratulated the students and awarded Cash Certificates worth Rs.5000 to each meritorious student as a token of an encouragement & appreciation.
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