NSS training programmes for college teachers concludes at KU
Srinagar: Two training programmes organised by the Office of National Service Scheme (NSS) University of Kashmir concluded on Saturday.
Registrar Dr Nisar A Mir was the chief guest at the valedictory function, where Controller of Examinations Dr Majid Zaman was the guest of honour.
Addressing the participants, Dr Nisar expressed his satisfaction at the functioning of the varsity’s NSS Office which, he said, has been making its impact felt in the university and colleges with its regular activities.
He said the university has been actively supporting all the endeavours of the NSS in view of their significance for the wellbeing of society at large.
“Such training programmes must develop in our faculty and students a sense of passion for community service,” Dr Mir said, complimenting 78 programme officers from colleges for participating in the 4th and 5th week-long training programmes.
In his special address, Dr Majid Zaman underscored the need for capacity building of various stake-holders to translate the objectives of the NSS into the reality at grassroots.
He suggested that the NSS can widen its ambit of activities to facilitate officers from other departments in its activities for a holistic response to various social and environmental issues.
Programme Coordinator NSS KU Dr Mussavir Ahmad said the training programmes were held under the aegis of the Empanelled Training Institute (ETI) granted to the varsity’s NSS office by the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, Government of India.
He thanked the Vice-Chancellor Prof Talat Ahmad and Dr Nisar for their full support to activities being carried out by the NSS.
Dr Rumaisa, Dr Zahid A Wani and Dr Asiya shared their feedback about the two programmes and expressed their satisfaction at the arrangements being made for them as well as the topics and experts selected by the NSS for the technical sessions.
Dr Wakar Amin conducted proceedings of the session while Dr Hina Basharat delivered a vote of thanks.