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Posted at: Jun 14, 2018, 12:43 AM; last updated: Jun 14, 2018, 12:43 AM (IST)

Governor briefed on farm university admissions

Governor briefed on farm university admissions
Governor NN Vohra interacts with Prof RD Sharma, Jammu University Vice Chancellor, at Raj Bhawan. Tribune photo

Tribune News Service

Srinagar, June 13

Pradeep Kumar Sharma, Vice Chancellor, Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology-Jammu (SKUAST-J), called on Governor NN Vohra here on Wednesday.

Sharma briefed the Governor, also the Chancellor of the university, about the schedule of the upcoming examinations and admissions to the undergraduate and postgraduate courses, academic issues and difficulties being faced because of delay in the implementation of the university Council decisions at the government level.

The Governor advised the Vice Chancellor to take sustained initiatives for boosting research and extension activities for securing visible improvement in agriculture and all its allied sectors and increasing the existing productivity levels.

Regarding delay in the implementation of the university Council decisions, Vohra observed that he would discuss this matter with the Chief Minister.

Meanwhile, Prof RD Sharma, Vice Chancellor, University of Jammu, also called on Governor NN Vohra on Wednesday.

He briefed the Governor about the challenges facing the functioning of the university and the initiatives taken in the past months, notwithstanding varied difficulties.

The Governor congratulated Prof Sharma on securing Rs 100-crore grant for the university under RUSA-II and advised him to maintain sustained focus on quality teaching and research activities.

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