Former Vice Chancellor of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University (SMVDU), Katra, Prof Sanjeev Jain is likely to be the new Vice Chancellor of Central University of Jammu.
It has been learnt from official sources that Prof Jain’s name has been finalized and only approval from the President House is awaited.
He will be replacing Prof Ashok Aima, whose five-year term ends in April 2020.
The new Vice Chancellor could not be appointed due to the outbreak of COVID pandemic.
Prof Aima has been the VC of Central University of Jammu for more than six years.
Madhya Pradesh resident, Prof Jain was appointed as the Vice Chancellor of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University on March 15, 2016 for a term of three years, but he was given an extension of two years.
Prof Jain had resigned from his post in April 2019 and was appointed as the Director of the Indian Institute of Information Technology, Jabalpur.
Prof Jain has rich academic and research experience.
“Order regarding the appointment of Prof Jain as new CUJ Vice Chancellor may be issued in a couple of days,” they said.
Sources further revealed that on the other hand, Jammu University Vice Chancellor, Prof Manoj Dhar’s three-year term is also ending on July 25.
“The search committee to appoint new Vice Chancellor of Jammu University is yet to be constituted but as of now, all eyes are on the Raj Bhawan that whether Prof Dhar will get extension or not,” sources added
Pertinent to mention here that after the formation of the Union Territory, the tenure of Vice Chancellors of Universities in Jammu and Kashmir has been reduced from five years to three years.
High alert at Jammu-Kashmir National Highway, strict checking in Kathua
Two mysterious flying objects suspected to be drones that were spotted at Birpur Kaluchak area of Jammu and Nihalpur in Kathua on Friday by the local youth have prompted the security agencies to go on high alert.
The video of the drones captured by the locals soon became viral. A quick reaction team of the police swung into action and shot it down using anti-drone strategy in the early hours.
Apart from Kathua, the Jammu and Kashmir Police has put nakas at all the entry points of the UT and the National borders. The security forces are led by SSP Kathua along with Kathua Police and SOG team.
The Administration has directed for the information inputs. Any information by the locals shall be taken into consideration and investigated.
The security forces have appealed the public and passerby people to co-operate with the checking on the Highways.
Since the drone attack at the Jammu Airforce airbase on June 27, several drones have been spotted on multiple locations in Jammu in the last month and the strict checking at the Police nakas is ongoing.
Youth in Kathua Stage Protest Against SHO, Kathua, Demands Termination
Yesterday a Councillor got engaged with a JK Police Officer. The Councillor has reached to review a protest by the Shiv Nagar, Kathua, over the power cuts. The protestors have blocked the National Highway. The police officer asked the protestors to stage their protest off the road and not block the Highway. But, on numerous requests by the police, the protestors didn’t leave the road then the police started dragging the protestors from the road.
On Saturday, the youngsters of Kathua protested against Kathua Police and blocked the road. According to the youngsters, the SHO has misbehaved with the Councillor. A police party tried to resolve the matter, but the protestors didn’t agree. The Councillor demanded that the SHO apologize for his actions in front of the media or be suspended.
While talking to the media, a Sarpanch said, “yesterday’s incident was very shameful. The people elected the Councillor, and the SHO dragged him like an offender. The locals were protesting only to demand their rights. They were not doing anything illegal. We criticize the incident and demand that the SHO should be suspended. If he treats the Councillor this way, then how he treats the common public”.
Yasha Mudgal chairs Board meeting of Jammu Central Co-op Bank Ltd to sanction a 100 Crores Loan for Govt backed JKIDFC
Deputy Commissioner, Jammu, Anshul Garg; Managing Director, Jammu Central Cooperative Bank, Nishi Kant Sharma; Director, Accounts & Treasuries Jammu, Neeraj Gupta Bakshi; Director, Agriculture Jammu, Dr K K Sharma; Senior Advocate, Seema Khajuria Shekhar; Ex President, J&K Bank Ltd, S K Bhat; attended the meeting as members of the Board via video conferencing.
Managing Director, Jammu Central Cooperative Bank apprised the meeting about the various components and the present status of the physical and financial achievements of the bank. He also highlighted the various issues pertaining to the dealing with disbursement of loans of agriculture, horticulture and Cooperative sectors.
On the occasion, the members of Professional Board of Directors of Jammu Central Cooperatives Bank Limited also spoke and gave their valuable suggestions to further improving the working of the bank and also agreed with the Chairman for sanctioning 100 cr rupees loan to JKIDFC Ltd, considering it a good business opportunity backed by irrevocable and unconditional guarantee by the Government of Jammu and Kashmir. The board unanimously decided that bank should sanction and release the said term loan in favour of JKIDFC subject to compliances of the observations raised by the Directors during the deliberations.
Secretary directed the MD to follow guidelines of RBI, and NABARD . With the sanctioning of the said term loan of Rs. 100 crores, the CD ratio of the bank will improve substantially and NPA ratio will come down. This will also lead to an increase in the interest income of the bank with good returns. The bank which is reeling under losses year after year , will be immensely benefitted with this regular income which will result in its operating income going up and losses getting reduced .
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