The grand event of its Graduation Day was celebrated by SSM College of Engineering, Divar Parihaspora on 31st March 2022 in its campus to felicitate passed-out students in different streams. Prof. (Dr.) Nazir Ahmad Ganai, Hon’ ble Vice-Chancellor Sheri Kashmir University of Agriculture Sciences & Technology (SKUAST) was the Chief Guest on the occasion. Prof. (Dr.) Farooq Ahmad Shah Hon’ ble Vice-Chancellor Central University of Kashmir and Prof. (Dr.) Ashok Aima Former Vice-Chancellor Central University of Jammu were the guests of honour.
The other dignitaries present on the event included Mohd. Shafi Pandit (IAS) Former Chairman JK Public Service Commission, Mohd. Ashraf Fazli Former Chief Engineer PWD, Er. Aamir Ali Director Disaster Management, Prof. (Dr.) M.A. Shah, HOD Physics NIT Srinagar, Prof. (Dr.) A. H. Moon Dean School of Engineering & Technology IUST, Awantipora, Mr. Mehraj-ud-din Wani (KAS).
Welcoming the Chief Guest, Guest of Honour, and other Hon’ble Guests and dignitaries Mrs. Dilafrose Qazi, Vice-Chairperson of the Institute highlighted to achievements /performance and future plans for improvement in academic excellence consistent with new National Educational Policy (NEP) 2020-21. She also made reference of the collaborative efforts being made with different Organization/Institutions to benefit the students in achieving efficiency in the fields of learning and specialization by way of additional courses in Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Cyber Security, Business Analytics etc under the aegis of AICTE, IBM, ISTE etc.
She also stressed upon the role being played by the Institution for overall development of the society in general and local community in particular. Vice-Chairperson also informed the gathering that the Institution besides providing facilities for conduct of various CBTS (online) being conducted at National and State level has played its role to fight against COVID-19 pandemic by way of providing its infrastructure for Quarantine Centre and conducting awareness campus/Covid-19 testing/vaccination facilities.
The Chief Guest Prof. (Dr.) Nazir Ahmad Ganai, while addressing the gathering appreciated the efforts put in by the Management of the Institution in creating excellent infrastructure facilities for making this Institution one of the prestigious Institutes of Northern India.
The Hon’ ble Chief Guest while congratulating the passed out students laid stress upon optimum use of natural resources and enhancement of skills in tune with new National Education Policy 2020.
Prof. (Dr.) Ashok Aima Former Vice-Chancellor Central University of Jammu Guest of Honour while speaking on the occasion facilitated the students for completing their degrees and expected them to play a better role in Nation Building. He laid thrust upon building Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Incubation platforms so as to encourage students to go for entrepreneurship endeavors in a big way.
Prof. (Dr.) Farooq A. Shah Vice Chancellor, Central University of Kashmir, in his speech laid stress on diversification of courses and addition of social sciences to the curriculum in tune with National Education Policy 2020.
An impression Certificate Presentation to the passed out students took place immediately after the addresses by Hon’ble Chief Guests and Guests of Honour.
On this occasion Dr. Sajad Hussain Din Principal SSM College of Engineering, Prof. (Dr.) N.A. Shah Registrar, Er. SSA Rufai Principal SSMPTC, Sh. Adil Rashid Naqash Chief Administrative Officer, Heads of the Departments, Controller of Examinations and other officer of the College were also present.
Principal of the College thanked the Chief Guest, Guests of Honour and other dignitaries for sparing their precious time from their busy schedule to grace the occasion. He also thanked to the entire staff of the Institute for making the event a grand success and expressed gratitude to all for their participation in the event with zeal and enthusiasm.