Vice chancellor, Kashmir University, Prof. Talat Ahmad Saturday stressed on the need for various university functionaries to work in tandem for the overall development of the university.
He urged them to cooperate in bringing the university to theacademic excellence. Prof Talat was presiding over annual day event of theKashmir University Officers Association (KUOA) which was held at the committeeroom of the Gandhi Bhawan of the University.
Prof Talat said that he is fully conscious of the fact thatthe officers of the university are second to none in the country and that theyhave all the capabilities which can make them successful administrators oftomorrow in the long run of their career.
"In this ever changing world and competitive environment youas officers need to update your skills and accept change with open heart whichis going to be very crucial in decision making and arriving at mutualagreements in times to come in the arena of academic administration," hesaid.
Prof Talat, a statement said, impressed upon the officers ofthe University to gear up for the upcoming NAAC visit.
"Everything now will be linked with NAAC grading and abetter grade would ensure better funding and development of the university,"he said.
Speaking on the occasion, dean Academic Affairs KU, ProfMusadiq Amin Sahaf, stressed on the need to work together for the developmentof the University. Registrar KU Dr NisarA Mir the University is the process of developing HR cell in the university sothat induction programs for the fresh recruits and non-teaching facultydevelopment programs could be organized which will prove beneficial for honingthe skills of new recruits and in service.
In his address, president KUOA Syed Mubarik Ahmadhighlighted the issues concerning the officers fraternity and challenges facedby them in their day to day work. He underscored the need of extending CAS toother categories of officers on the analogy of assistant registrars and deputyRegistrars.
Deputy Director DIQA and general secretary KUOA ShowketShafi conducted the proceedings of the annual day and also presented vote ofthanks on the occasion.
On the occasion Dean Academic Affairs KU Prof Musadiq AminSahaf and Assistant Registrar KU Mr GM Rather who are superannuating this monthwere felicitated by the KUOA for their contribution to the corporate life ofthe University.
The KUOA annual day function was attended by senior officersof KU, office bearers and members of both executive council and general body ofKUOA , President KUTA and several othermembers from non-teaching fraternity.