VC distributes aid among specially challenged students
GK NEWS NETWORK
Srinagar, Apr 7: The Vice-Chancellor of University of Kashmir Professor Riyaz Punjabi Thursday distributed cheques, worth Rs three lakhs among differently abled students of the KU, at a function organized by the Department of Students Welfare.
The amount donated by directorate of Social Welfare JK was distributed among 26 students studying in various post graduate departments of the KU.
Speaking on the occasion, Prof Riyaz Punjabi emphasized on the need for creating self esteem and self pride among such persons whom he referred as ‘differently abled persons.’
“Everybody is suffering from a disability, some emotional some psychological and some physical but we should face this fact and move ahead,” he said.
Deliberating on the role of society towards differently abled, he said, “What makes us different from other creatures is the title crown of creation and we should help others to live a better life, by helping them emotionally and psychologically.”
“Everybody has a right to live with dignity and if we provide training and other facilities to these people they can contribute towards the development of the society,” the Vice-Chancellor added.
The KU Registrar, professor S Fayyaz appreciated the efforts of the cell in helping the differently abled students and called it a ‘tangible achievement’. The cell has done a commendable job in tapping the funds and using them for welfare of such persons,” he added.
Earlier in her welcome address Prof, Nilofer Khan, Dean Students Welfare said that her department was taking several initiatives for the betterment of specially challenged in the campus.
“We have to create disabled friendly environs at the campus to help our differently- abled students.” Assistant Dean Students Welfare conducted the proceedings of the event.
These students appreciated the efforts of the university in helping them on every front. “Be it in admission, or examination, university always lends a helping hand,” said Sultan, a physically challenged studying in PG department of education. .
Shaleel Ahmad coordinator special cell also spoke about the activities of the special cell.
Lastupdate on : Thu, 7 Apr 2011 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Thu, 7 Apr 2011 18:30:00 GMT
Lastupdate on : Fri, 8 Apr 2011 00:00:00 IST
- MORE FROM KASHMIR
- VC distributes aid among specially challenged students
- MLA demands complete withdrawal of Dogra Certificate
- Police rebut witness’s claim
- SSB to scan documents of aspirants for teachers post
- RELIEVING OF ASSTT SURGEONS
- DERECOGNITION THREAT LOOMS OVER GMC SRINAGAR
- Govt revokes Qayoom’s detention
- Biscoe, Mallinson Schools hold investiture ceremony
- ASHAs demand release of pending wages
- 'Govt demolishing institutions fighting corruption'
- 'Dogra certificate conspiracy to divide JK on ethno-lingual lines'
- SHOP LOOTED IN SOPORE
- TeM condemns Sidiqui’s detention
- VO registers case against R&B officials
- World Health Day observed
- EJAC (Q) president condemns action against employees
- JKLF concerned over detainees’ condition
GK NEWS NETWORK
Srinagar, Apr 7: The Vice-Chancellor of University of Kashmir Professor Riyaz Punjabi Thursday distributed cheques, worth Rs three lakhs among differently abled students of the KU, at More
- Srinagar City
ON MERE ‘HEARSAY’ COMPLAINTS, APPOINTS SMC JT COMM TO INQUIRE POISONING OF SOME STRAY PACK
Srinagar, Apr 7: At a time when dog menace has assumed alarming proportions with humans often felling prey to the deadly bites, the government seems to have gone concerned towards the animals by ordering More
JUSTICE SAGHEER PANEL REPORT
GK NEWS NETWORK
Jammu, Apr 7: Jammu and Kashmir Government Thursday extended the term of the Cabinet Sub-Committee constituted for examining the recommendations of Working Group on State-Center relationship. Official More
Srinagar, Apr 7: On the world health day, Director Health services Kashmir today organised a seminar at Iqbal Memorial Institute Bemina Srinagar. The theme of the seminar ‘Combat drug Resistance’ More
Govt, meat dealers adamant
Srinagar, Apr 7: While the prolonged strike of mutton dealers has put the common consumers in the Valley to a lot of convenience, the government as well as the dealers are adamant to budge from their respective More
PRESS TRUST OF INDIA
Tokyo/Fukushima, Apr 7: Japan's quake-devastated northeast faced a fresh tsunami alert today after a massive 7.4 magnitude temblor shook the region, as engineers pumped in nitrogen into a reactor at the More