The University of Jammu has approved the proposal to launch a skill development course. The Academic Council of the University has also approved this proposal. This proposal was given by the Department of Higher Education to the University of Jammu wherein the University was asked to play the role of mentor for these courses.
The meeting was held under the chairmanship of Manoj Dhar. The meeting also held discussion over issues which were put forward by Dean of Academic Affairs, Professor Naresh Padha. Under this meeting, members decided to launch a skill development course which will include solar and LED technology studies. Other than that, the proposal to start bakery and confectionery courses at Udhampur campus is also approved.
There were also discussions to make the new education policy more effective. Further, it was also decided in the meeting to constitute the Central Research Admission Committee and the Research Grievances Committee for the admissions of PhD course and to resolve problems of the scholars.
Members in the meeting also endorsed document formulation policy on the basis of university-industry partnership. Members also reaffirm to full implementation of the rules for admission of specially-abled people. The most important decision in the Council meeting was to start courses in paramedical courses including B.Sc. Medical Lab Technology, Operation Theatre Technology, Renal Dialysis Technology, Radiography Technology, Anaesthesia Technology, Cardiac Care Technology and Neuro-Science Technology. These courses will function in government medical colleges
Addressing the meeting, Vice-Chancellor Prof. Manoj Dhar said that the university has continued to work even when the world was suffering from novel coronavirus. He said that the final examinations of students will be conducted in July and August this year. Meanwhile, 150 students are also being given a PhD degree. He also applauded Covid Warriors on the occasion.