Abdul Latief U Zaman Deva, Chairman, Jammu, and Kashmir Public Service Commission, met Governor Satya Pal Malik at Raj Bhavan Srinagar on Tuesday.
Deva briefed Governor about the to-date functioning of the J&K PSC and the continuing improvements being made by the Commission in the timely conduct of various examinations viz J&K Combined Services Competitive Examination (KAS), KCS (Judicial),Assistant Conservator of Forest (ACF), besides, efforts being made to conduct selection of Medical Officers. Further, the present status of efforts underway to fill vacancies in Animal and Sheep Husbandry Department and the road map being prepared to expedite recruitment of Assistant Professors in Higher Education was also discussed.
Governor emphasized the high importance of the Commission maintaining unimpeachable standards and urged the Chairman to ensure timely conduct of exams and interviews and selection of candidates with greater transparency and efficiency.
Prof Mushtaq A Siddiqi, Vice Chancellor, Islamic University of Science and Technology (IUST) also met Governor Satya Pal Malik, Chancellor of the University, at Raj Bhavan Srinagar.
Prof Siddiqi briefed Governor about various issues relating to the academic and administrative importance and the initiatives are undertaken by the University to develop it as a centre of quality teaching and research activities.
Governor emphasized that the educational interest of the entire student community should be promoted and safeguarded by the adoption of various innovative and reformative measures.
Governor congratulated the IUST for being included by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), Switzerland in its global project on Reassessment of World Swallowtail Butterflies.