Srinagar, August 15: Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Rajeev Rai Bhatnagar has extended his greetings to the people of Jammu and Kashmir on eve of Independence Day being celebrated as ‘Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav'.
In his greetings, Advisor Bhatnagar said that on this important day we should take special pride in saluting our beloved Tricolor. He added on this beautiful occasion we need to recall with pride and gratification the great sacrifice of our freedom fighters, whose undying love for our beloved country secured us our freedom.
The Advisor further said that on this important day we should bow our head in memory of all those brave jawans and all our brave citizens who have sacrificed their lives for the cause of unity, integrity and progress of our great nation.
He also said that we must strive together for peace, prosperity, growth, inclusiveness and development in J&K.
PRC hoists tricolour at JK House New Delhi
New Delhi, Aug 15: Principal Resident Commissioner (PRC), Jammu and Kashmir, Bipul Pathak, Monday hoisted the National Flag on eve of 76th Independence Day at JK House, Prithvi Raj Road, here
On the occasion, a contingent of J&K Armed Police presented guard of honour.
While speaking on this auspicious day, PRC said that this event makes us to remember the sacrifice of our freedom fighters who laid down their lives for the dignity and integrity of our beloved nation and made freedom for India a present reality.
Among others Additional Resident Commissioner Neeraj Kumar; SSP, Ajeet Singh, and other officers and officials were also present on the occasion.
Later, the PRC also held an interaction with the officers and officials of JK House.
Dir Agri hoists National Flag
Srinagar, Aug 15: The Director Agriculture Kashmir, Chowdhary Mohammad Iqbal today hosted a tri-colour in the premises of Directorate of Agriculture Kashmir to commemorate the 76th Independence Day.
The function was organized by the Agriculture Production and farmers Welfare Department Kashmir.
Addressing the gathering, the Director expressed pride in the rich cultural ethos of the country. He said that the best way to serve our country as an agriculturist is to work for the development of the farming community. He impressed upon the officers/ officials of the Department to work with honesty and dedication for the welfare of the farming community.
Similar functions were organized in other districts of Kashmir where concerned Chief Agriculture Officers hoisted the National Flag.
Work for development of country: CUK VC
Ganderbal, Aug 15: Central University of Kashmir (CUK) Vice Chancellor, Prof. Farooq Ahmad Shah Monday hoisted the National Flag on the 76th Independence Day celebration organised at varsity’s Green Campus here.
Registrar, Prof. M 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 hoists the tri-color), and Arts Campus Duderhama (wherein Director Campus, Dr. Irfan Alam, unfurled the Tri-Colour).
Speaking on the occasion, 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, Prof. Farooq Ahmad Shah said, that since the beginning from 2010 with the launch of three academic programmes, the university has come a long way and is currently offering 50 programmes through nine Schools, adding that more than 3500 research scholars and students are enrolled in the programmes offered by the varsity.
He said the university at present is functioning from four different campuses at Tulmulla, Science Campus Nuner, Arts Campus Duderhama and Green campus, adding that the university will soon take the possession of PEB-I at Tulmulla wherein several departments would be shifted. 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 added that 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.
Commenting about the implementation of NEP-2020, CUK Vice Chancellor, said, the university has constituted a high-level committee to oversee the implementation of the Policy and has already adopted and implemented some of its salient features.
Addressing the gathering, Registrar, Prof. M Afzal Zargar, congratulated the faculty members and administrative staff on the 76th Independence Day. He said the Day reminds us of the countless sacrifices made by the countrymen for attaining freedom from British rule. He asked the staff members to work with zeal and zest for the holistic development and progress of the Central University. Prof. Zargar said the university has become the choicest destination of the students, which can be gauged from the overwhelming response from the aspirants, recently applying in CUET-2022, for admission to various programmes offered by the CUK.
Hindi Adhikari, Dr. Sakina Akhter conducted the programme proceedings and proposed the vote of thanks.
India has progressed during last 75 years: VC IUST
Awantipora, Aug 15: Celebrating 75 years of Indian Independence, the National Flag was unfurled at the Islamic University of Science and Technology today on August 15, 2022.
A cultural program was also organized in the varsity on this occasion. T
he unfurling ceremony was attended by students and employees of the university.
The national flag was unfurled by Shakil A. Romshoo, Vice Chancellor IUST at 9:30 am in the university lawn. Expressing his greetings to students and employees of the university, Prof. Romshoo said, "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".
Appreciating the role of teachers, he further said, "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”.
Prof. Naseer Iqbal, Registrar IUST congratulated all stakeholders of the university for making this event a success despite bad weather and appreciated the musical performances of student artists on this occasion. He further said, “The university is dedicated to providing the best training and skills to the youth and make them excel in every field”.