NIT Srinagar students, faculty petitions Union Edu minister, demands appointment of Chairman BOG

Srinagar, August 9 (KNS): Faculty and students of NIT Srinagar demanded appointment of Chairman, Board of Governors for smooth functioning of the institute.

The faculty and students have submitted a letter to the Union Education Minister through Commissioner Higher Education.

The letter reads that '"Dr. M J Zarabi has completed his tenure as Chairperson, Board of Governors (BOG), and National Institute of Technology Srinagar on 23-11-2017. Since then, we have been requesting for either granting an extension to Dr. Zarabi or for the appointment of new Chairperson, BOG NIT Srinagar."

It added that few eminent academicians/administrators of J&K have served this institution (NIT Srinagar) in various capacities directly or indirectly, may be the options for the nomination of the coveted position of the prestigious institution of the country.

The appointment of the Chairperson will be in the interest of the institution for progressive development and subsequently for the betterment of employees and students, it reads.

The letter says that the appointment  will  help in smooth implementation of the New Education Policy -2020 on fast track basis and shall become model.

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