Islamic University of Science & Technology (IUST) holds the 7th Meeting of Academic Council here on Thursday. The meeting was chaired by Vice Chancellor IUST Prof. Mushtaq A. Siddiqi. Prof. Jahar Saha, Prof. Manju Jaidka, Prof. M M S Beg, Prof. Moin Uddin, Prof. S K Koul and Prof. Rakesh Sehgal attended the meeting through virtual mode. Prof. Ashok Kumar, Deans of various schools of IUST, Registrar and other members of the council attended the meeting in person.
The Council before starting the formal proceeding observed two minutes silence in remembrance of Prof. Mushtaq A Qureshi, Former Dean Academic Affairs IUST and Mrs. Hassina Wani, Principal Nursing College IUST who left for heavenly abode in 2020-21. Thereafter the proceedings began. Prof. Siddiqi while welcoming the members informed them about the progress made by the University on the academic as well as on the infrastructural front and gave a detailed account of the academic and other allied achievements through a PowerPoint presentation.
After briefing the members about the University and its functioning, the agenda items were discussed, and some important decisions were taken. The members placed on record their appreciation for the efforts and contribution of entire IUST fraternity for the growth and development of the University.
The members lauded the efforts of the university in developing the state-of-the-art infrastructure, introduction of new academic programmes, strengthening of research in order to achieve highest standards of research and learning through innovations. The members expressed hope that the University shall continue to grow in future as well.