JAMMU, Feb 3: Parvez Ahmed, Chairman, Jammu and Kashmir Bank, called on Governor N N Vohra, at the Raj Bhavan here today.
Ahmed informed the Governor about the recent initiatives taken by the bank to enlarge its services by expanding the infrastructure, particularly with a view to promoting digital economy.
The Governor discussed with Chairman issues relating to the more effective use of its funds for advancing its Corporate Social Responsibility and providing targeted support to identified segments of the economy, particularly the craftsmen, weavers and artisans, farmers, horticulturists and entrepreneurs who have viable proposals to set up new ventures.
The Governor stressed the J&K Bank’s high responsibility to play a growingly larger role in speeding the growth and development of the State.
A joint delegation of the administrative staff of the Universities of Kashmir and Jammu also called on Governor.
The delegation sought the intervention of the Governor for restoration of parity in the age of superannuation of the teaching and the non-teaching staff in accordance with the University Council Resolution of 1984.
The Governor assured to speak to the State Government for urgent resolution of this issue.
A deputation of the Kashmir University’s Alumni Association (KUAA) comprising Maroof Hussain, Aijaz Ahmad Shah and Tariq Ahmad Dar-teachers of the University’s two Primary Schools at Anchar, Soura and Shanpora, Habak also called on Governor.
The deputation apprised the Governor about the uncertainty of their tenures and the severe hardships being faced by them.
The Governor assured the delegation that the University will be asked to take a very early decision in regard to their grievances.