CUK signs LoA with SKUAST-K
Srinagar, June 2: The Department of Economics Central University of Kashmir (CUK) today signed a Letter of Agreement (LoA) with the Division of Agricultural Economics and Marketing and Rajiv Gandhi Chair, SK University of Agriculture Science and Technology (SKUAST-K).
The LoA was signed by Head Department of Economics, CUK, Prof. G M Bhat and Professor and Head Division of Agricultural Economics, SKUAST-K, Prof. Shabir Ahmad Wani and Professor Rajiv Gandhi Chair, Prof. Masood Ul Haq Wani in the presence of CUK officiating Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Mehraj uddin and SKUAST-K, VC, Dr. Tej Pratap.
The purpose of LoA is to collaborate in teaching and research in thrust areas of economics/agricultural economics; initiate and conduct capacity building programmes for the faculty, students and researchers; jointly conduct workshops, seminars and other events; exploring news trends in research and teaching which can be put into practice jointly; exchange ideas, opinions, reviews, and experiences for enhancing the economic sector and academics as well; offer opportunities to take up different courses especially econometrics, research methodology and other quantitative techniques for the students and research scholars; to ensure that the enrolled research fellows will be provided access to various infrastructural facilities like department library, lab, software, research journals and other data resources.
The VCs of the both the varsities hailed the move and asked the faculty members to follow the LoA in letter and spirit.