Vice- Chancellor of University of Kashmir Prof Talat Ahmad today convened a meeting to address the demands and problems pertaining to higher education in Leh district at DC office Conference Hall, Leh.
DC Leh Avny Lavasa, SP Leh Sargun Shukla, ADC Moses Kunzang, Councilor Saspol Tsering Wangdus, Councilor Sakti Gyal Wangyal, Councilor Panamik Tsering Sandup, Joint Registrar KU Dr Tanveer A Shah, Controller of Examination Farooq Ahmad Mir, Dean Academic Affairs M A Sakaf, Rector M S Sumbli, AC(R) Leh, Xen PDD, Xen Construction Division, Principal EJM College Leh, Principal GDC Nubra, Principal DIET Leh and Asstt Prof Leh Campus were also present in the meeting.
He said that Earth Science will include Geology, Geography and Environment Science and students will even have the provision to leave the course after completing three years of graduation if they wish to move out of Ladakh for Masters Degree.
He added that selective Master courses relevant to the area will also be developed depending on new positions for which he urged Hill Council and local authority to follow up with higher authorities at State level. He informed that the courses have been formulated and shall be implemented soon.
The V-C also announced to de-link colleges in Leh and Kargil district from Kashmir University and to open sub-offices in each district to conduct exams from paper setting to result making. He said that a new Controller of Examination has been appointed who will ensure the effective functioning of the sub-offices. He urged for cooperation and coordination from the local authority in running the Kashmir Satellite University in Taru by providing basic facilities like buses for commuting to run the campus with good enrollment.