More MOUs to be inked with reputed institutions: Prof. Qayyum
Post by on Saturday, July 30, 2022
Srinagar, July 29:Cluster University Srinagar and Shri J. J. T. University (Jhunjhunu) Rajasthan have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to foster cooperation through various activities including student/faculty exchange programmes, joint research activities and sharing of resources and expertise.
The MOU was signed by Prof. (Dr.) Qayyum Husain, Vice Chancellor, Cluster University, Srinagar and Dr. Vinod Tibrewala, Chairperson, J. J. T. University, Rajasthan.
Speaking on the occasion, Prof. Qayyum said the mutually beneficial MOU will go a long way in benefiting the students and faculty of the two universities by means of sharing and pooling of resources.
He expressed hope that the collaboration will help the two universities achieve academic excellence through synergized efforts. Prof. Qayyum said the National Education Policy-2020 has also laid emphasis on inter-university partnerships. In this respect, he said, the Cluster University is exploring research/teaching collaborations and faculty/student exchanges with reputed institutions.
Terming the signing of the MOU as a momentous occasion, Dr. Vinod Tibrewala referred to the importance of building on alliances and collaborations with institutions and industry partners. “These networks are critically important and help ensure relevance of our academic programs and the continued excellence of our teaching, learning, and research. Such a diversified collaboration helps students reach their full potential,” Dr. Vinod said while acknowledging the progress made by Cluster University Srinagar under the leadership of Prof. Qayyum.
Those present at the MoU-signing ceremony included Dean Academic Affairs (CUS), Dr. Mushtaq A. Lone, Director Academics (JJTU) Dr M G Shirahatti, In-charge Registrar (CUS) Dr. Khurshid Ahmad Mir, Registrar (JJTU) Dr Madhu Gupta; Dean Admissions (JJTU) Dr Anju Singh; Coordinator, International Affairs (JJTU) Akhil Thakur; Dean Students Welfare (CUS) Dr. Shabnam Ara and Secretary Sports (CUS) Dr. Tariq Ahmad Ashai.
As per the terms of reference, the MOU will be valid for five years and can be extended after mutual consensus. Meanwhile, the two universities will actively seek to promote faculty and student exchange for mutually agreed periods. The faculty will also be encouraged to go for joint research projects.