Srinagar: The National Institute of Technology (NIT) Srinagar on Wednesday held Finance Committee (FC) and Board of Governors (BOG) meetings in which various issues related to finance and budget were discussed with representatives of the Ministry of Education (MoE).
Director NIT Srinagar, Prof. Rakesh Sehgal, who chaired the twin meetings, paid rich tributes, homage to Madan Mohan, ADGC (NIT’s) and termed his departure as a big loss for the nation in general and the ministry of education in particular.
“He played a crucial role in converting Regional Engineering Colleges (REC) to NIT’s. Especially in the case of NIT Srinagar, he was extraordinary all the possible help and advice,’ Director NIT said.
Prof. Sehgal said various issues related to finance, budget allocation, issues regarding and funds, up-gradation of facilities, faculty, students, nomination of new members for the FC, BOG were discussed during the meetings.
“Various pending issues were approved during the meetings” he said.
The Agenda of the Finance Committee (FC) was presented by Registrar NIT Srinagar Professor Kaiser Bukhari.
The meeting was virtually attended by D.K. Singh, Dy. Secretary, Integrated Finance Division (IFD), Ministry of Education, Government of India, on behalf of Smt. Dashana M Dabral, Joint Sectary and FA, Ministry of Education.
Mrutyunjay Behera, Economic Advisor (HE), (Director NITs), Ministry of Education, Prof. Manzoor Ahmad Ahangar, Prof and Head, Civil Engineering Department NIT Srinagar.
While as 109th meeting of BOG was chared by the Chairman of BOG Prof. Sehgal and was attended by D.K. Singh, Dy. Secretary, Integrated Finance Division (IFD), Ministry of Education, Dr. Manoj Singh Gaur, Director IIT, Jammu. Darshana M Dabral, Joint Sectary and FA, Ministry of Education, Mrutyunjay Behera, Economic Advisor (HE), (Director NITs), Ministry of Education.
Sushma Chauhan, IAS Secretary to Government, Higher Education Department, Civil Secretariat Srinagar, Zia Ashai, CEO, B.Q.E. Software, Kashmir, Dr. Manzoor Ahmad Ahanger, Professor and Head Department of Civil Engineering, Dr. Gausia Qazi, Associate Professor Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering.