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University of Jammu Alumni Association holds 1st Gneral Body Meeting

JAMMU: University of Jammu Alumni Association (UJAA) organized its 1st Annual General Body Meeting at Brig. Rajinder Singh Auditorium, University of Jammu.

Patron UJAA, Prof. Umesh Rai, esteemed Vice Chancellor was the Chief Guest during the meeting.

Prof Umesh Rai in his address said that the association should be proactive and involve alumni in program based certificate and diploma courses.

He was of the view that alumni can transform any institution and University of Jammu has a long way to move in this direction.

While complimenting the efforts of the UJAA team, he said that University of Jammu has distinguished alumni at position of importance in diverse fields and they can bring about transformational change in the education in line with NEP 2020.

Prof Prakash Antahal, President UJAA in his welcome address while sharing the genesis and growth of UJAA said that and shared that association is now registered society under Societies Registration Act, 1860.

He further said that despite being a young association it has been able to create diverse linkages, make its presence felt through social media, engage with international alumni and expand the member base.

During the meeting, results of the elections were also announced by Prof K S Charak, who acted as the Presiding officer and conducted the process of elections impartially and objectively in a structured and time bound manner. Dr. Harish Chander & Dr. Pritam Singh acted as the returning officer.

Prof Alka Sharma, Dr. Arun Arora, Dr. Vikram Gulati were elected as Executive Members who joined along with the nominated members Indu Kanwal Chib, Ajay Wali and Manohar Lal. Dr. Sanjeev Rana was elected as Vice-President, Dr. Shallu Sharma was elected as Joint-Secretary and Aman Talla as Publicity Secretary.

Prof Pankaj Srivastava, President, JUTA and Prof Vinay Chauhan, Dean Student Placements are the ex-officio members of UJAA.

Dr. Anil Gupta, Secretary, UJAA presented the annual report and shared that the association has grown to over 200 Life Members and has also initiated the Global Mentoring Program with the International Alumni of the University.

He further shared that through the Departmental Faculty Coordinators, various departmental level alumni engagement activities are being regularly organized. Dr. Garima Gupta, Treasurer, UJAA presented the audited financial report for FY 21-22.

Dr. Suvidha Khanna, Life Member & Faculty Coordinator (UJAA) ably conducted the proceedings of the function.

The meeting was coordinated by Dr. A R Manhas, Dr. Hema Gandotra, Dr. Jasbir Singh, Dr. Bindu Sangra, Mansi Mantoo (Nodal Officer, UJAA), Capt. S R Dubey, Sumit Sharma, Ifra Kak, Balwant Slathia, Kulbhushan Thakur, Yash Paul, Sunny Singh Rajput, Pooja Saproo, Iqbal Kour and Naresh Dhingra.

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