Director NIT, Chairperson KVIC call on Governor -
Director NIT, Chairperson KVIC call on Governor
Posted 11 Sep 2018 04:11 PM

SRINAGAR: Prof. Rakesh Sehgal, Director, National Institute of Technology (NIT), Srinagar, accompanied by Dr. Nisar Ahmed Mir, Registrar, NIT, met Governor Satya Pal Malik here on Monday.
Prof. Sehgal briefed Governor about the ongoing academic programmes at the NIT and the existing infrastructural and other gaps which need to be filled early for making the NIT a centre of excellence.
Governor emphasised on the need for regular review of courses being taught at the technical institutions and their relevance to the existing trends in job markets. He complimented Prof. Sehgal for the upcoming Convocation of the NIT and wished him success in his endeavour.
Meanwhile, Dr. Hina Shafi Bhat, Chairperson, Khadi and Village Industries Commission (North Zone), Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, also met the Governor and briefed him about functioning of the KVIC in the State and particularly about the promotion and implementation of programmes for the development of Khadi and other village industries in the rural areas.
Governor observed that the success of KVIC’s efforts would have the valuable consequences of generating capability and self-reliance amongst the poor contributing towards the establishment of a strong rural community. Governor noted that besides popularising Khadi the Commission should look at various other possibilities of generating employment.

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