Alumni meet held at KU’s South Campus

KU South Campus alumni meeting being held for first time.
KU South Campus alumni meeting being held for first time.

Excelsior Correspondent

ANANTNAG, Sept 25: The Department of Mathematics at Kashmir University’s South Campus held its maiden alumni meet. This was the third alumni meet held at South Campus this year.
The event witnessed remarkable participation of the alumni members from different batches that had completed their degrees from 2008 till 2020. A good number of alumni joined in online mode from various parts of the country and abroad.
Dean Research KU, Prof Irshad Ahmad Nawchoo, who was chief guest on the occasion, highlighted the overall benefits of holding the alumni meets. He said the alumni help in preparing the future roadmap for the overall growth of their departments.
Prof Nawchoo also lauded Director South Campus for taking a lead in organising such events and underlined that concerted efforts needed to achieve the vision of the South Campus.
Addressing the alumni, Director South Campus Dr Mukhtar Ahmad Khanday said that South Campus is leaving no stone unturned in gathering the alumni for fruitful results towards the overall development of the institution. He said that feedback and experiences shared by alumni members can help to improve existing system, augmenting infrastructure and boost teaching and research.
Academic Coordinator Dr Feroz Ahmad Bhat gave a detailed account of the Department and its alumni.
On the occasion, several alumni spoke about the department and shared their experiences. Dr Lateef Ahmad Wani joined from Poland and spoke at length about his journey from South Campus to IIT Roorkee. Many other alumni working at different places or pursuing research in reputed institutions, shared their valuable experiences
Sakiya Ahad and Arbeena, 4th semester students, conducted proceedings of the event, while Dr Mohammad Iqbal Bhat, faculty at the Department of Mathematics, proposed a vote of thanks.