Baramulla: The weeklong pre-admission Counselling Mela concluded today with a modest valedictory ceremony at Government Degree College, Baramulla.
Prof. (Dr.) Mushtaq Ahmad Lone, Principal of the college was the Chief Guest and Zeeshan Khan (Young Professional), Nadia (Career Counselling Officer, DE&CC, Baramulla) and Prof. Mudasir Ahmad (District Career Counselling Officer) as the special guests of the event.
Prof. Lone in his inaugural address welcomed and thanked all the stakeholders associated with the Counselling Mela. He praised the Higher Education Department of UT of J&K for conceiving and implementing the idea of pre-admission counseling in J&K colleges.
Prof. Lone also appreciated the role of Divisional and District Coordinators, Career Counseling Officers, faculty with expertise in Psychological Counseling, and Placement Officers. He also appreciated the passion and voluntarism demonstrated by students who turned for counseling before registering themselves for a course/program.
Earlier, Dr. Navshad Ahmad Wani, Convener, Psychological cum Career Counseling and Placement Cell (PCCPC) of the college highlighted the individual and collective efforts put in by different stakeholders at college level that eventually translated the idea of pre-admission counseling into a great success.
Prof. Amira Wali, Career Counseling Officer of the college tabled and briefed the audience about some milestones as the byproducts of the weeklong program and pointed to certain areas where improvement is warranted.
Prof. Mudasir Ahmad (District Career Counseling Officer) highlighted the importance of pre admission counseling in the colleges. He overviewed the seven days of the fest and gave the audience an insight on how successful the event has been.
Zeeshan Khan in his address extended gratitude to the Principal of the college for the coordination and support in organizing the weeklong programme and emphasized on the vision of pre-admission counseling programme in the colleges and the need to touch greater heights with every passing year.
The function culminated with the vote of thanks delivered by Prof. A. M. Chalkoo, Convener, IQAC of the college.