Dr Pradeep Kumar Sharma, former vice-chancellor (VC) of the Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology, Jammu (SKUAST-J), Prof Sanjeev Jain, VC Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University (SMVDU) and a delegation of Samsrita Bharti on Monday called on Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here today.
Dr Sharma who completed his five year tenure as VC SKUAST-J in February 2019, briefed Governor about various initiatives taken during his tenure for promotion of quality research and teaching in the Institution and transferring new technology to the fields of farmers for enhancing agricultural and allied sectors’ production and productivity.
Governor and Dr Sharma discussed about ways and means required to make SKUAST-J a hub of quality and excellence in teaching and research.
Prof Sanjeev Jain, vice-chancellor, Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University briefed Governor about functioning of the university and about various administrative and academic issues of urgent importance.
Governor emphasised the importance of continuing hard work by the faculty and students for achieving the highest standards in teaching, research and extra-curricular activities.
Meanwhile, a delegation from the ‘Samskrita Bharati’ comprising Dinesh Kamat, All India Organising Secretary; Purshottam Dubey, secretary J&K unit of the Samskrita Bharati and Dilip Chandravanshi, organising secretary J&K unit also met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhawan.
The delegation put forth various suggestions for promotion of Sanskrit Language in the State.