JK Chief info commissioner, chairman Bureau of public enterprise deliver extension lectures at CUK
Srinagar, Nov 3: The J&K State Chief Information Commissioner, Mr. G R Sufi and Chairman, Bureau of Public Enterprise, J&K Government, Mr. Khurshid Ahmad Ganaie today delivered back to back extension lectures to the students of the Politics and Governance, Law and Management Studies, Central University of Kashmir (CUK) at Nowgam-I academic block.
Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Mehraj ud Din, Dean of Management Studies, Dr. Abdul Gani, Coordinator Department of Politics and Governance, Prof. Noor Ahmad Baba and Deans of other School, Heads of Departments and other faculty members were also present.
Highlighting the importance and use of the Right to Information Act, State Chief Information Commissioner, Mr. G R Sufi said the Right to Information Act (RTI) has been introduced in the Jammu and Kashmir to bring transparency and accountability in the Governance. “Several irregularities in financial, employment, and other matters in the Government departments have come to fore after the people used the Act to get the relevant information from the concerned agencies,” he said adding that the RTI Act is a powerful tool which should be utilized to make the Government answerable. He however said that the information on the issues pertaining to National Security and about the personal life of any individual cannot be divulged.
Mr. Sufi said the Public Information Officers (PIOs) designated by the respective departments are duty bound to provide the information to the RTI applicant in a time bound manner.
Chairman, Bureau of Public Enterprise, J&K Government, Mr. Khurshid Ahmad Ganaie, made a detailed presentation on the topic “Management and Practice.” He discussed various models of the Management and deliberated on ways and means to achieve success in the professional careers. Mr. Ganaie underscored the need of starting viable entrepreneurship units and asked the students to make groups in order to start their ventures. “Those successfully running their entrepreneurship units should always be hailed as they provide employment to others and also contribute to the society and the nation as well,” Mr. Ganaie said. He said the government has initiated various schemed for promotion of entrepreneurship and has also set up training institutes to impart training to the budding entrepreneurs.
Mr. Khurshid Ahmad Ganaie asked the students to undertake specializations in the course in order to carve a niche for themselves in the job market. He also asked the students to prepare themselves for the civil services examinations and other job opportunities. “In the age of internet, one can search jobs in any industry and anywhere in the world and can apply online without spending a penny,” he said, and asked the girls to search for jobs in the Non-Governmental Organizations, which he said, require female staff for, various job profiles.
Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Mehraj ud Din Mir introduced both Mr. G R Sufi and Mr. Khurshid Ganaie and appreciated them for delivering the lectures to the students and apprising them about the subjects concerned. He said that both the guests have excelled in their respective professional careers and are notable names across the country. Prof. Mehraj ud Din also gave a detailed account of the University functioning during these lectures.
Dean School of Management Studies, Dr. Abdul Gani and Coordinator Department of Politics and Governance, Prof. N A Baba also spoke on the occasions.