Srinagar: Professor Qayyum Hussain, a renowned scientist and academician today took over charge as Vice Chancellor of Cluster University of Srinagar.
During the handover takeover ceremony Hussain was warmly welcomed by VC University of Kashmir and former VC CUS, Professor Talat Ahmad.
While addressing an introductory cum welcome meet with different heads and principals of various CUS affiliated colleges, Prof. Hussain vowed for the promotion of the education sector.
He said that implementation of new education policy and boosting of educational facilities in Kashmir shall remain one among his prime objectives.
Prof. Hussain said that focus shall be given on the promotion of education, sports, cultural and literary activities in the region.
He stressed on laying special focus on starting job oriented courses at all affiliated colleges besides asking all college heads of CUS administration to explore possibilities on providing Ph.D courses to the aspiring students.
He called for making all affiliated colleges as sources of vast knowledge and hubs for research work besides emphasizing on improving on the level of rankings to prove as one among the best education systems across the country.
At the outset, Prof. Talat said that under the table guidance and supervision of Prof. Hussain the CUS shall go up to conquer the goal of promoting the education sector and will get more and more new big projects for development of educational infrastructure.
He extended his support and stated that the University of Kashmir shall assist CUS on every agenda to make its mark.
Registrar, CUS, Dr Khurshid Ahmad and Dean Academic Affairs, Yasmeena Ashai also spoke on the occasion stating that the 36 years of vast teaching and research experience of Prof. Hussain shall boost and diversify further the existing education system in J&K.