JK youth a talented human resource: Omar
‘Want To Strengthen Higher Education Institutions Across State’
GK NEWS NETWORK
Rajouri, May 22: Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Tuesday described the youth of Jammu and Kashmir as a “talented human resource capable of bringing about transformation in the socio-economic scenario and laying strong edifice for lasting peace and prosperity of the state.”
In an interaction session with students of Baba Ghulam Shah Badshah University (BGSBU) here, after laying foundation and inaugurating various facilities there, Omar asked the students to “devote fullest attention to their studies and prove their mettle in practical fields after completing their higher education.”
Omar said that his government is focusing on introduction of subjects of marketability and modern utility in the higher education institutions to prepare qualitative human resource capable of leading in all fields of science and technology.
He said that the reach of advance learning and higher education has been enhanced across the state by opening new institutions and upgrading existing ones. “Accessibility to higher and technical education is now within the possible range of every student intending to peruse higher goals in different fields of modern studies,” Omar said.
He said various universities and their campuses functioning across the state are becoming hub of higher education. “Our aim is to further strengthen their status by providing all help from the government side,” he said.
Omar said qualified faculties and appropriate laboratories and latest study material play a vital role in the success and delivery of higher education.
The Chief Minister inaugurated faculty residential accommodation involving an estimated cost of Rs. 50 lakhs. He said foundations of Rs 1.06 crore Health Centre, Rs. 3 crore Laboratory Block, Rs. 1.53 crore workshop, Rs. 3.21 crore Boys Hostel, Rs. 36.50 lakhs students Amenities Centre and Rs. 3 crore Academic Block for Arts and Social Science.
Minister for Higher Education, Abdul Gani Malik accompanied the Chief Minister.
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