J&K Students Association delegation here today called on Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha at Raj Bhavan Srinagar and apprised him about various issues of J&K Students in the J&K Union territory and outside and other youth related Programs, policies.
During meeting delegation led by National Spokesperson of Association Nasir Khuehami and National General Secretary of Association Younus Rashid shared various issues faced by the students, tribal students in particular. The other main demands put forward by delegation include; skill specific Institutes, Campus politics, recent recruitment drives in SSB, women’s degree college for Bandipora, tribal students, MBBS Quota issue of students, Special Nodal officer for students and various other issues and programs.
During meeting, Spokesman of Association Nasir Khuehami said that, University is a highest seat of learning and the active participation of students in framing various public policies forms it’s integral part.
He told Lieutenant Governor that Campus politics is what brands the idea of a person, the maturity comes after the discussion and debate. He requested Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha to personally look into the matter of campus politics, adding that above all the need to include youth of Kashmir into the the national political landscape, make them come out of the corridors of hopelessness.
He informed Lieutenant Governor that bandipora district having majority of tribal population deserves a Tribal research Institute to support the research studies on tribal issues on regular basis.
The other demands projected and highlighted by the Association include Modernization and argumentation of infrastructure of identified tribal areas by way of establishment of smart classes, computer land, auditorium, fencing, separate girls hostel and residential quarters in far flung areas, Women’s degree for Bandipora, special Nodal for J&K Students and other youth related Programs.
National General Secretary Younus Rashid also raised the issue of recent recruitment drives including panchayat account assistant (PAA) and class IV, their slow pace in finalising their process. The Governor informed that, there is a process of document verification ongoing including the cross-check of the reservation for non-employing families. It took time and assured that in coming month of October, it will be all finalised and aspirants need not worry about anything. He also pointed out that the recruitment board has already clarified on higher qualifications in the case of Class IV and there is no point to say about it.
Responding to the requests of association on the Occasion, Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha gave patient hearing to problems & assured that, all possible steps are being taken for them & would be looked into and addressed on merit. Assuring his full support in educational upliftment of the student community, tribal in particular, the Lieutenant Governor said that concrete measures are being taken to shape up the future of the students living in remote and far-flung areas. He said that steps are also being taken to shape up the future of the students living in remote and far-flung areas.
He informed that he has been closely monitoring the situation and student issues and offered all possible support. Students will be provided best of the support in every regard, he assured delegation.