NCST delegation visits Kashmir University
To recommend establishment of Centre for Tribal Studies
Srinagar, Aug 1: The National Commission for Scheduled Tribes (NCST) will recommend and take up with the Planning Commission and the Ministry of Tribal Affairs the establishment of a Centre for Tribal Studies at the University of Kashmir “to produce an indigenous knowledge base for studying the social structure of the tribes and the issues thereof,” a varsity spokesman said.
This, he said, was announced by Dr Rameshwar Oraon, Chairperson National Commission for Scheduled Tribes at a review meeting on ‘Studies on culture, traditions and socio-economic conditions of tribals in J&K’ at the University on Wednesday.
The meeting was chaired by Vice-Chancellor Prof Talat Ahmad and attended by various Deans of the faculties and some selected HoDs.
Dr Rameshwar, the spokesman said, was appreciative of the initiatives taken by KU towards development of socio-economic status of the backward classes like STs. “I am happy to see University of Kashmir so keen in carrying out research in the thrust areas of tribal studies,” Dr Rameshwar said.
Dr Rameshwar, the spokesman added, was praise for the University of Kashmir on following the reservation policy for the tribal’s. “Dr Rameshwar announced that the Commission will recommend establishment of a hostel for students at Kashmir University,” he said.
Earlier Prof Talat Ahmad said the University of Kashmir, being a premier institution of the state is discharging its institutional role, is offering 8 percent reservation for students belonging to scheduled tribe communities besides providing scholarships and accommodation to them on priority. He thanked the Commission Chairperson and his team for their plan to recommend Centre for Tribal Studies at the University of Kashmir.
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