Kathua JU Campus holds interaction on ‘challenges in governance’ ; Dr Jitendra calls for introducing exclusive subjects in Varsity

KATHUA, JUNE 20: University of Jammu Saturday organized an interaction session on the theme “Challenges in governance, personal training and Development “here at its Kathua campus.

Union Minister of state (independent charge) for development of north eastern region, MOS PMO ,Department of personnel and training and department of space and atomic energy government of India Dr. Jatindra Singh was the chief guest on the occasion, while Vice chancellor university of Jammu Prof. R. D Sharma presided over the function.

MLA Kathua Rajiv Jasrotia, Director Distance Education university of Jammu, Rector Kathua campus Neelu Rohmetra, Principals of various private colleges, representatives of civil society and students were present on the occasion.


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While speaking on the occasion Union Minister of state Dr. Jatindra Singh appreciated the management of Kathua campus for holding such a thought provoking session.  Dr. Singh said that Kathua district has great potential to become a hub of the learning. He said there should be exclusiveness and specialty in the courses offered by the campus to attract the students and stressed on the introduction of new courses in the campus.

Vice Chancellor of Jammu University Prof R D Sharma said that Kathua campus has shortage of faculty and accommodation. He said that two courses viz MBA and MCA are going on in the campus and stressed on the need  for having more faculty position and early construction of the campus building.

He said that despite the shortage of faculty, the campus has brought two positions in MBA and most of the students of the campus are getting placement in various multinational companies. He said that a number of new courses are in pipeline and will be introduced as soon as campus gets proper accommodation and faculty.

Later the chief guest gave away mementos to the students who have brought laurels to the university campus and also released a book on the occasion.

Earlier, rector Kathua campus  Prof Neelu Rohmetra welcomed the chief guest and other dignitaries. She threw light on the theme of the interaction Session “Challenges in governance, personal training and development”. She apprised the minister about the functioning of the campus and problems faced due to lack of accommodation and faculty.

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