Jammu and Kashmir federal government on Monday revealed a 50% fee cut for trainees in nursing and architecture courses in constituent colleges of cluster universities in the twin capitals of Srinagar and Jammu.
Jammu and Kashmir federal government on Monday announced a 50 %cost cut for students in nursing and architecture courses in constituent colleges of cluster universities in the twin capitals of Srinagar and Jammu.(Parveen Kumar/HT file)Jammu and Kashmir government on Monday revealed a 50% fee cut for trainees in nursing and architecture courses in constituent colleges of cluster universities in the twin capitals of Srinagar and Jammu.The announcement was made by Education Minister Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari in Srinagar throughout a meeting to evaluate the performance of Cluster University Srinagar (CUS)and Cluster University Jammu (CUJ) and to talk about the action strategy for the fast development and development of these varsities.The minister directed the officers worried to lower the existing yearly fee of nursing course from Rs 65,000 to Rs 32,500 for general category students and make it Rs 15,000 for those from Below Hardship Line (BPL )category.He likewise revealed the 50% cut on the existing yearly cost for architecture course from Rs 1,00,000 to Rs 50,000 for basic classification trainees and Rs 25,000 for BPL students, an official spokesman said.Bukhari also discussed the visit of deans for both universities and asked vice chancellors
to prepare the list of prospects each for CUS and CUJ so that the positions are filled up at the earliest.He stated the visit of deans would be made in assessment with Chief Minister
Mehbooba Mufti, who is likewise the chancellor of these universities, the spokesperson said.Bukhari said the chief minister has actually wanted to address all the issues dealt with by these Cluster Universities
as these are in its infancy phase and needs a hand holding.The meeting was notified that the logos for both the universities will be established by National Institute of Creating at the expense of Rs 6 lakh each and will be ready by August 15. The fortifying of the existing faculty and the need for additional faculty for these universities was likewise discussed threadbare, the spokesperson stated.