SRINAGAR: Prof. Sheikh Ajaz Bashir a renowned academician and administrator assumed the charge of Principal, Amar Singh College, Srinagar and Nodal Principal Kashmir Division Colleges on April 05, 2023.

Prof. Sheikh Ajaz Bashir has served the department of higher education in various capacities and was transferred to Amar Singh College from Islamia College of Science and Commerce, Srinagar, consequent upon the superannuation of Prof. Bashir Ahmad Rather, who superannuated on March 31, 2023.

Known for his dynamic academic and administrative acumen, Prof. Sheikh Ajaz was given a warm welcome by the staff council and was received by Secretary Staff Council Prof. Nayeem Ahmad Khan and the entire staff at Amar Singh College. In his maiden meeting with the faculty Prof. Ajaz extended his gratitude to the staff at Amar Singh College, for their welcome and enthusiasm. He pointed out many institutional developmental plans and assured his all time support for the betterment of the college, so that a new chapter of success story is written in the history of Amar Singh College. Later Prof. Sheikh Ajaz Bashir took stock of the developmental works and was briefed about the preparations for NAAC Peer Team visit scheduled on May 24 & 25, 2023, by Coordinator IQAC, Dr. Kousar Muzamil.

This is in place to mention here that, Prof. Sheikh Ajaz has also been assigned the charge of Nodal Principal Kashmir Division Colleges, owing to his vast administrative experience and efficient deliverance.

The staff council was all grateful to the Principal Secretary, Higher Education Department, and the entire administration of Higher Education Department for posting Prof. Sheikh Ajaz Bashir as the new principal of the college. The staff thanked for his maiden meeting and pledged of all support to the principal .