SMVDU Katra: The Jammu region Kendriya Vidyalaya principals and respective admission in-charges attended an A-View videoconference interaction with IIT Bombay regarding online process of admissions and other academic functions facilitated by Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University Katra on 17th March. Upon communication from KVS Headquarters that they require remote centers for the said interaction, the center for interaction for the Jammu regions KVs was facilitated by the School of Computer Science and Engineering, SMVDU, it its internet lab, wherein more than 80 principals and admission in-charges participated from various Kendriya Vidyalays.
The videoconference interaction started at around 10 am with the mentors from IIT Bombay, who demonstrated to the participants the online open source software to be used for admissions. In the demonstration, all the features like filling of the students’ data, their categories, distance of the students’ homes from the schools, conduct of classes, managements of sections and attendance etc. were discussed. Sh. S. S. Sambanna, DC, KVS (RO), Jammu and Sh. D. R. Meena, AC, KVS (RO), Jammu officiated the session. The session was technologically assisted by Mr. Sudesh, Asst. Prof. School of Computer Science and Engineering and his team comprising Mr. Rajneesh, Mr. Dinesh Sharma and Mr. Naveen Kumar. Dr. V.K. Tripathi, Head SOPC was also present. More than 130 remote centers from across the country were connected in this interactive training with IIT Bombay.