AJK moves for delivery of quality higher education harmonious to the need of modern age: Minister.
MIRPUR: AJK minister for higher education Col. Retd. Waqar Ahmed Noor said that the State government was taking all necessary measures on priority grounds to ensure the delivery of quality higher education harmonious to the need of the modern age.
He was addressing certificate distribution ceremony hosted by Kashmir Institute of Management among principals and vice principals on completing 4th professional development course at the State's capital town on Friday.
The minister asserted that provision of quality education to the youth was focus of the government. He said teachers and professors were being inducted through NTS and PSC to ensure quality education in the State. Training to principles and vice principals would further improve the standard of education, he added.
He congratulated director general Kashmir Institute of Management Brig. Retd. Syed Akhtar Hussain Shah for holding such important training course for heads of colleges and expressed hope that it would be very useful for improvement of education system in AJK. He urged the principals and vice principals to discharge their duties with passion and commitment for providing modern and quality education to the students. Principals and vice principals are role models and by and large the institutes' performance depend on their interest and efforts, he stated.
The minister urged them to double their efforts to meet the challenges of modern age in education. More such training courses are required to be provided to heads of colleges, he believed. Director General Kashmir Institute of Management and Director Staff Tariq Butt also addressed on the occasion. Secretary Higher Education Zaheeruddin Qureshi, other secretaries and heads of departments were present on the occasion.