VC SKUAST-J, NDS delegation call on Governor

Excelsior Correspondent
JAMMU, Nov 28: Dr. Pradeep Kumar Sharma, Vice Chancellor, Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology (SKUAST)-Jammu, called on N N Vohra, Governor, here at the Raj Bhavan today.
Dr. Sharma briefed the Governor, who is the Chancellor of the University, about the to-date status of teaching and non-teaching positions, issues of academic and administrative importance, the ongoing research projects and new varieties of seeds of various crops developed and released by the University in the recent past.
The Governor urged Dr. Sharma to devote high priority to the very early establishment of Krishi Vigyan Kendras (KVKs) in the Jammu region which are still in the pipeline and to also ensure effective functioning of all existing KVKs.
Meanwhile, a delegation of Nami Dogri Sanstha (NDS) led by its Patron- in-Chief, S. S. Anand Lehar, called on Mr. Vohra and apprised him about the need for compulsory teaching of Dogri language at the primary class level in the State, provision of facilities for publication and translation of Dogri literature, creation of a separate Dogri Academy for promotion of poets, artists and music composers and institution of awards in the field of arts, music and Kathak dance under the aegis of this Academy.


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