Mehboob Makhdoomi’s Educational Trust holds the first meeting with volunteers

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Srinagar:

The first meeting of the volunteers of the uni4kashmir initiative- led by Mehboob Makhdoomi was held on Sunday at his residence. The representatives from 17 districts of the State attended this meeting, including members from Chenab valley.

Former Director- Radio Kashmir Sayed Humayun Qaisar and Rahim Motors’ Abdul Hamid also spoke on the occasion. Earlier, the advisory board of this trust met on May 30th to discuss the modalities & feasibility of the project.

The board includes Prof. Sheikh Showkat Hussain (Ex-Head & Dean- School of Law- CUK), Prof. Siddiq Wahid (Former Vice-chancellor- IUST), Amin Sofi (Professor Emeritus, Department of Mathematics, University of Kashmir), Prof. Shabir A. Bhat (Former Dean Faculty of Commerce- Director UGC-HRDC-University of Kashmir), Prof. Zahoor Ahmad Chat (Director Colleges- Department of Higher Education, J&K), Mr. Shakeel Qalander (Industrialist), Prof. Mohammad Akbar Khuroo (H.O.D Chemistry- University of Kashmir), Syed Humayun Qaisar (Former Director- Radio Kashmir), Mr. Riyaz Ahmad Shoga (Ex J&K Bank Officer).

This initiative is aiming for an international standard university while using crowd-funding to cover finances. As per the statement, it was resolved that it will start as a college with the real aim of the university.

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