CUK chancellor distributes relief cheques among flood hit students
Srinagar, Dec 10: The Central University of Kashmir (CUK) Chancellor, Dr. Srikumar Banerjee today distributed relief cheques among the varsity students whose houses had suffered extensive damages during September floods.
The Chancellor, on the occasion, also donated Rs 50,000 to the relief fund set up by the University to aid the affected students.
CUK officiating Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Mehraj udDin, Dean School of Education, Prof. N A Nadeem, Head Department of Tourism Studies, Prof. S Fayyaz, Registrar, Prof. M Afzal Zargar, Controller of Examinations/Finance Officer, Dr. N A Gilkar, Librarian, Mr. Reyaz Rufai, Students Welfare Officer, Dr. Fayaz A Nikka, were also present on the occasion.
The Chancellor while interacting with the students expressed deep regret and anguish over the damages incurred by the students and their families and the University due to ravaging floods. He complimented the faculty for completing the syllabi of the students despite the odds and also lauded the efforts of the administrative staff in re-starting the University operations at an earliest.
The Chancellor also complimented the students and the Registrar who were trapped in the varsity’s Sonwar administrative block for their steadfastness and courage during the floods.
CUK officiating Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Mehraj udDin, while addressing the students said the University had framed a panel to identify the cases of students seeking aid. “Cheques to as many as 109 students were given today,” he added.
Earlier, the Chancellor had a detailed interaction with the administrative staff of the University and discussed the issues confronting the university at length. He asked the employees to strictly follow the procedures on every count and work with zeal, zest and dedication for the institution building. The Chancellor commended the staff for their post-flood work.