In view of its pledge to contribute to the cause of Jammu and Kashmir, the students and faculty members, School of Architecture and Landscape Design (SoALD), SMVD University, met Hon’ble Minister of Tourism (J&K), Shri Tassaduq Hussain Mufti, of JK Tourism at TRC Jammu on February 14, 2018. The School under the leadership of Head Dr Rajeev Garg, Head SoALD made a presentation of their work for improving the potential of tourism in Jammu and Kashmir. The Head, (SoALD) presented credentials and capabilities of faculty team along Dr V K Dogra and Ar Vishal Bhatti. The students of B. Arch. presented their portfolio of project works before Hon’ble Minister and other officials which included Mrs Smita Sethi Director Tourism, Mrs. Anju Gupta. General Manager, Tourism and other officials of department.
Hon’ble minister appreciated work of faculty and students and expressed his trust and interest in association with SoALD and Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University, for the projects of JK Tourism with active involvement of faculty members and the students. He advised to further explore the possibilities of offering internship / job opportunities and engagement of SoALD, SMVDU with projects of JK Tourism.