I-Day 2022: Tricolour hoisted at CUYK, IUST
Ganderbal/Awantipora: On eve of Independence Day celebrations across J&K on Monday, Tricolour was hoisted by the respective Vice Chancellors (VC) of the Central University of Kashmir (CUK) Ganderbal and Islamic University of Science and Technology (IUST) Awantipora.
At Ganderbal, the VC CUK Prof. Farooq Ahmad Shah hoisted the National Flag on the 76th Independence Day celebration organised at varsity’s Green Campus.
Registrar CUK Prof. Afzal Zargar, Finance Officer Prof. Fayaz Ahmad Nikka, Controller of Examinations Prof. Farooq Ahmad Mir, Deans of Schools, Heads and Coordinators of Departments, senior administrative functionaries, faculty members, administrative staff, and security personnel were present during the function.
The celebrations were also held simultaneously across other campuses including Tulmulla Campus wherein Director Campus Prof. Shahid Rasool hoists the flag, Science Campus Nuner wherein Director Campus Dr. Abid Ahmad hoisted the tri-color, and Arts Campus Duderhama wherein Director Campus Dr. Irfan Alam unfurled the Tri-Colour.
In his address, Prof. Farooq Ahmad Shah congratulated the staff and the people of the country on the Independence Day.
“The easiest way for the youngsters to pay tributes to the freedom fighters is to relentlessly work for the growth and development of the country and for the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir,” he said.
Referring to the CUK, VC said that since the beginning from 2010 with the launch of three academic programmes, the varsity has come a long way and is currently offering 50 programmes through nine Schools.
“More than 3500 research scholars and students are enrolled in the programmes offered by the varsity,” he said.
He said the university at present is functioning from four different
Prof. Shah said the expert committee constituted by the Government to check the feasibility of vertical construction at Tulmulla has submitted its report and the decision on the construction of permanent structure at Tulmulla campus would be taken soon.
He said the construction of student hostels and residential quarters for the university employees at the additional land in Watlar, allotted by the Government would commence soon.
Meanwhile, the National Flag was unfurled by VC IUST Shakil A. Romshoo, on Monday at the university premises.
A cultural program was also organized in the varsity on this occasion. The unfurling ceremony was attended by students and employees of the university.
In his address, the VC greeted the students and employees of the university and the country has progressed and prospered in all respects during the last 75 years.
“Education has reached every region of the country with eleven universities in Jammu, Kashmir, and Ladakh regions itself,” he said.
He appreciated the role of teachers and said the we need to strengthen our research, innovations, and academics as we shoulder the responsibility to train our next generation in making them capable to contribute in the socio-economic development of the nation.
Registrar IUST Prof. Naseer Iqbal congratulated all stakeholders of the university for making the event a success despite bad weather.
He appreciated the musical performances of student artists on this occasion.
“The university is dedicated to provide the best training and skills to the youth and make them excel in every field,” he said.