Srinagar: Kashmir University’s Directorate of Information Technology and Support Systems on Thursday organised a training session on the newly-launched Administration Management System (AMS) in the varsity.
The AMS, inaugurated by Vice-Chancellor Prof Talat Ahmad on January 21, includes an Account Management Module comprising online budget management, WDC billing and other modules like HR Management, Leave, Salary, Attendance and e-Notes. It aims to consolidate data pertaining to employees, departments and positions while facilitating online submission of proposals and approvals thereof.
In his inaugural address at the two-hour training session, KU Registrar Dr Nisar Ahmad highlighted how the AMS would boost governance in the university system and help deliver better and speedy results.
“The new system is targeted to deal with all accounts and budget-related activities through this e-governance application, which is user-friendly,” Dr Mir said, urging all concerned academics and officials to switch over to the new mode for all transactions from the current financial year. In-charge Director IT and SS Dr Maroof Naiem Qadri and his team of IT professionals gave a detailed power-point presentation about the AMS as well as the Account Management Module.
“This e-service has been developed and designed by the Directorate of IT and SS to further boost the efficiency of the university system,” Dr Qadri said, highlighting the features and functioning of the new application.
The training session, organised via Google Meet, was attended by heads of various departments, directorates, centers and campuses apart from top officers including Joint Registrar Budget Dr Ashfaq A Zarri and Chief Accounts Officer Dr Zafariah Bashir.
Pertinently, the Directorate of IT and SS has previously launched several applications successfully including File Tracking System, Hostel Management System, KU e-Recruitment System, KU Department Inventory Management System, Dean Research Budget Management System, Android App and KU Content Management System for Departments/Centres/Offices.