Srinagar, June 25: Vice-Chancellor, Cluster University Srinagar, Professor (Dr.) Qayyum Husain visited Amar Singh College and interacted with the Heads of various departments and the teaching faculty of the college.
In a statement, the college said the visit was second of its kind to the constituent colleges of the Cluster University Srinagar, since he took the reins of the university as its VC on March 12.
The programme was inaugurated by the Principal of the college, Prof. B. A. Rather. During his presidential address Professor Qayyum, shared in detail his vision and mission of taking the Cluster University Srinagar to its zenith by integrating the five constituent colleges, and turning the university into a high-ranking institution of higher learning.
Professor Qayyum also expressed his commitment for the revival, safeguard & promotion of Kashmiri Language & Culture and announced the setting up of Centre for Kashmir Studies at the university.
During the programme, the VC also released three books published by one faculty and two students of Amar Singh College, as a gesture of encouragement of scholarship, which included ‘Revolutions Across the World” by Dr. Gazala Gayas; ‘The Aura of an Unsteady Hope’ & ‘The Masquerade’ by Amina Shah, student of IG English, and ‘The Fallen Chinar-I Refuse to Sink’ by Mashood Ahmad, student of IG English.
Dr. Kousar Muzamil, Department of Urdu presented the introductory note while as Secretary, Staff Counsel of the college Dr. Mujahid Ahmad, presented the concluding remarks.