A S College: Valley's first college to have fitness centre
Srinagar, Nov 29: The Minister for Labour, Employment and Higher Education, Abdul Gani Malik today laid the foundation stone of double storey Information and Communication Technology block coming up at a cost of Rs.176.37 lakh at Amar Singh College here.
Malik was told that the ICT block had been sanctioned by the Government recently and against which the first installment of Rs.40 has been already released. The construction work of this building will start soon and would be a new milestone in the history of this Heritage Institution.
Earlier, the Minister also inaugurated the first ever Health fitness Centre in the College Complex equipped with latest fitness equipments worth Rs.1.80 lakh. The Institution has taken lead in the Valley Colleges in developing the health fitness centre.
Addressing Professors, the Minister expressed satisfaction over the performance of the College activities and stressed upon the teaching faculty members to pay more attention towards teaching skills of the students, so that they could compete with their colleagues in and outside the Country. He said there was no dearth of talent, but the hour of need was to give exposure to their inner skills so that they may be able to achieve their targeted goals.
He said that teaching community was not only caring the academic carrier of a student but also he shows him a road map on which he can touch to the peaks of the bright future by hard work.
He stressed for imparting computer training to every student so that they may be self reliant for searching globally any information necessary for them. The Minister was accompanied by the Commissioner/Secretary, Tanveer Jahan, Director, Higher Education, Prof. Sham lal Gupta, Principal, Amar Singh College, Dr. Tariq Ahmed Kawoosa and other senior staff members.
Earlier, the College Principal highlighted the role played by this Heritage College in producing a galaxy of Scholars who have served on the highest posts in Central as well as in the State Governments besides autonomous Bodies. The College has proud for offering education to more than 13 lakh students till date.
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