Srinagar, Sep 02: The Tribal Affairs Department felicitated 25 students from tribal communities of Jammu and Kashmir for their selection in Jammu and Kashmir Administrative Services, Jammu and Kashmir Police, and Account Services. Youth beneficiaries under various schemes and candidates selected in Central Government services were also awarded.
Secretary, Tribal Affairs Department, and Chief Executive Officer, Mission Youth, Dr Shahid Iqbal Choudhary was chief guest on the occasion, who also addressed the selected candidates, aspirants and students. The program was attended by Director TAD, Mushir Ahmed Mirza, Secretary, Advisory Board, Mukhtar Ahmed Choudhary, FA/CAO Ashok Kumar Thukaan, Jt Director Planning Shama un Ahmed and senior officers of the department. Deputy Director TRI Dr Abdul Khabir conducted the program.
The department felicitated 25 young tribal students for qualifying the Jammu and Kashmir Combined Competitive Civil Services Examination for selection JKAS, JKPS and JK Account Service. The selectees shared their education journey with students invited from various hostels and inspired them for various career options.
Tribal youth and hostel students selected for CRPF, ITBP and other central forces were also felicitated. On the occasion, students selected under the recently launched scheme Law-20 were also felicitate with certificate and award letter for undergoing coaching for the Judicial Services Examination.
Certificates were also awarded to the students and tribal youth who have completed various skill development courses organised by the department and TRI.
A group of 200 students from various hostels of Jammu province were also briefed and flagged-off for Bharat Darshan exposure visit organised by the Jammu and Kashmir Tribal Research Institute aimed at providing exposure to rich cultural diversity, nature reserves, archaeological and historical sites, and institutions of eminence in various states. Earlier a similar group of 200 students from Kashmir was sent to various parts of the country for educational visit and exposure tour. All hostels are being covered under this new initiative in a phased manner.
The department also organised detailed interaction with newly appointed Wardens and Assistant Wardens in various hostels. They were sensitised about the importance of improving educational and extracurricular standards in hostels, model infrastructure and new facilities for students.
Dr Shahid Choudhary, in his addressed, congratulated the tribal youth selected in various government services and held detailed session with students drawn from various hostels of the department. Dr Abdul Khabir presented welcome address and Mukhtar Ahmed presented the vote of thanks.