Srinagar - Vice-Chancellor, University of Kashmir, Prof Talat Ahmad today distributed scholarship cheques worth Rs Two lakh among meritorious students of various departments of the varsity.
The Scholarships were sponsored by Kashmir University Alumni Association (KUAA), University of Kashmir. General Secretary, KUAA, Prof Mushtaq Ahmad Kaw was present .
Speaking on the occasion, Prof Talat Ahmad, who is also President of the KUAA, said it is important to help students and varsity is very eager to help them in every possible way.
There must be desire and passion inside you to pursue education with all enthusiasm so as to better your lives and the lives of people at large.
Prof Talat said the University would start residential coaching centre at the KU campus for which the government of India had assured full assistance.
This centre will provide coaching to the students of the Valley and help them prepare to crack the civil service exams.
He said that there are fewer employment opportunities in the government sector and students should prepare themselves to work in corporate sector and prove their mantle.
Register yourself and take advantage of various schemes in the varsity. Be prepared to work outside the state, he added.
General Secretary, KUAA, Prof Mushtaq Ahmad Kaw said that KUAA is doing tireless efforts to help society, especially students in the campus, by providing scholarships and other incentives. He said KUAA is a Non-political Association which has been serving the society by providing scholarships to graduate and post-graduate students. The KUAA also strives to help alumni, maintain connections to their Alma Mater as well as fellow graduates and also provides a common platform for interaction of alumni of the University Prof Kaw informed .
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