Jammu, Apr 28: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti on Saturday inaugurated several building complexes at the Cluster University, Jammu.
The Chief Minister, who is also the Chancellor of the University, inaugurated two buildings of School of Sciences, building of School of Social Sciences, School of Teacher Education, School of Humanities and Liberal Arts and School of Engineering.
Mufti, on the occasion, wished the students, scholars and management of the University well on getting new infrastructure.
She hoped that with this the academic activities at the University would get a new push.
Since its inception the university, besides routine academic activities, is running eight integrated honours courses and four more are being introduced this year. Among these, the two are being offered for the first time by any university in the State.
Earlier, Vice Chancellor, Cluster University of Jammu, Prof. Anju Bhasin gave a resume of the activities of the university since its inception.
She said the curriculum adopted by the university matches the best in the country like Delhi University, Aligarh Muslim University and Banaras Hindu University.
It may be recalled that the State Government had carved out two Cluster Universities, one each at Srinagar and Jammu, in 2016 to further strengthen the higher education in the State.
The Chief Minister has congratulated this year’s civil services qualifiers from the State.
The results of UPSC conducted civil services examinations were declared yesterday in which more than ten boys and girls from Jammu and Kashmir have made it to the country’s prestigious civil services.
In her message to these successful candidates, the Chief Minister said with their well-deserved success these young boys and girls have given the entire State a reason to rejoice and cheer.
“I have always believed that our youth are full of potential, talent and enterprise. There is no dearth of that. But it is only a matter of opportunity and platform to display that talent”, she said in her message.
She said year after year the young boys and girls are giving Jammu and Kashmir a reason to smile which should make us ponder that if we all rise above the petty divides and channelize our potential in positive direction we can take the State to new heights of prosperity and excellence.
She asked the young students to take a cue from the hard work and steadfastness of these civil services qualifiers.
The Chief Minister hoped that these young officers-designate would carry on with the same urge and serve the State and the country in the same spirit in which they cracked this prestigious examination.
Mehbooba has conveyed her warm greetings to the families, parents and teachers of these successful candidates as well.