University of Kashmir Hosts Live Youth Interaction Session with Prime Minister

Hazratbal, Srinagar, June 21, 2024 — The University of Kashmir, a prestigious institution accredited with an ‘A+’ grade by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC), held a significant event yesterday at the Convocation Complex. The “Live Youth Interaction Session,” addressed by the Hon’ble Prime Minister, attracted considerable attention and participation from the academic community.

The session, which took place from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM on June 20, 2024, was a landmark event designed to engage young minds and inspire the university’s faculty and students. In a circular issued by Prof. Naseer Iqbal, Registrar of the University, all Heads, Coordinators, and Directors of Departments and Centers, both at the Main Campus and Zakura Campus, were instructed to ensure the attendance of all Assistant Professors and Contractual Lecturers at the event. Furthermore, it was mandated that all Officers of the rank of Section Officer also be present.

The session began promptly at 4:00 PM, as emphasized in the circular, and saw the Prime Minister addressing a packed auditorium. His speech focused on the role of youth in shaping the future of the nation, emphasizing innovation, leadership, and the importance of education in driving societal progress.

Faculty members and officers who attended the event expressed their enthusiasm and appreciation for the opportunity to engage directly with the country’s leader. “It was a truly inspiring experience,” said Dr. Farooq Ahmad, an Assistant Professor from the Department of Political Science. “The Prime Minister’s words have motivated us to contribute more actively to both our academic pursuits and our broader community responsibilities.”

The session also provided a platform for students and faculty to interact with the Prime Minister, posing questions and sharing their views on various national and educational issues. This direct dialogue was seen as a valuable opportunity to bridge the gap between policymakers and the academic community.

The University of Kashmir’s commitment to fostering such interactions highlights its dedication to not only academic excellence but also to the holistic development of its students and faculty. This event is part of a series of initiatives aimed at enhancing the educational environment and providing unique opportunities for growth and engagement.

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