Anantnag, June 8: JKPM leader and Supreme Court Advocate, Syed Iqbal Tahir has demanded to set up adequate number of UGC-NET centers in Srinagar so that Kashmir based aspirants are not forced to move outside valley to appear in the examinations scheduled on June 28,2019.
He has sought intervention of the Chairman, National Testing Agency (NTA ), Professor M.S. Ananth and Advisor to the Governor Khurshid Ahmad Ganai to meet the demand of the Kashmir based aspirants to set up adequate number of UGC-NET centres in Kashmir.
In a press statement issued today, Iqbal Tahir has urged that National Testing Agency should provide all possible facilities to the Kashmiri students so that career of thousand of Kashmiri aspirants is safe- guarded.
Talking to a deputation of aggrieved NET aspirants, who had come from various parts of Kashmir, Iqbal said that interests of the Kashmiri students will be protected at all costs adding that Ministry of HRD would also be approached in this regard. He said NTA should provide a conducive and congenial examination atmosphere to the Kashmiri students so that they could compete in various national level tests.
Iqbal Tahir has said, that keeping in view the Un- predictable condition of Srinagar- Jammu National Highway and skyrocketting air fares from Srinagar, setting up of adequate number of NET examimation centres in Kashmir would redress grievances of the local aspirants to a great extent.