KG News Desk
SRINAGAR, JUNE 6: Prof. M.Y. Ganai, Department of History, University of Kashmir (KU), called on Governor N.N. Vohra, Chancellor of the University, at the Raj Bhavan here today.
Prof. Ganai briefed the Governor about several matters relating to the advancement of teaching and research. He also apprised the Governor about the funding requirements for the envisaged Heritage Museum, the concept of which has been evolved by the Department of History, which will house the artefacts and depict the history of Jammu & Kashmir from ancient to modern times.
Governor assured Prof. Ganai of his support for all good projects and re-iterated the responsibility of the faculties to ensure that their pupils are kept away from all unwholesome influences. He observed that the Universities must remain secular institutions devoted only to the pursuit of learning.
Mohammad Shafi Pandit, former Chairman, J&K Public Service Commission (PSC), called on Governor N. N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan here today and informed him about the dissatisfaction of the civil society about the factors and influences which disrupt peace and sustain disorder.
The Governor urged Sh. Pandit and all his friends and colleagues to take various required steps to protect and promote the interests of students whose studies had been adversely affected by recent developments and continue his endeavours to advance the interests of the State.