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Qualities of leadership not inborn but developed with dedicated efforts: Advisor K. Vijay Kumar delivers special lecture at KU

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Srinagar, July 11: The Department of Management Studies, University of Kashmir (KU) organised a Special Lecture on leadership skills by K Vijay Kumar, Advisor to Governor of Jammu & Kashmir here at KU`s EMMRC auditorium on Thursday.
The session was presided over by Prof. Talat Ahmad, Vice Chancellor University of Kashmir.
While speaking on the occasion K. Vijay Kumar highlighted the importance of leadership in organisational settings.
He said that it is the leaders who provide vision and direction to an organisation, motivate people and direct their efforts towards attainment of desired goals and objectives.
The advisor said: “the qualities of leadership are not inborn but the leadership skills can be developed with dedicated efforts.”
He impressed upon the students of management to inculcate positive habits to develop their leadership qualities.
During his presidential address Prof. Talat Ahmad, Vice Chancellor, University of Kashmir stressed on the need of fostering an environment for developing future leaders.
He added that academic institutions have a huge responsibility of grooming tomorrow’s visionaries and thought leaders. He impressed upon the youth to move out of their comfort zones explore new horizons of knowledge and work for the betterment of the society,
While welcoming the dignitaries, Prof. Mushtaq Ahmad Darzi, Head, Department of Management Studies provided a brief outline about the activities and achievements of the Department.
Prof Darzi added that the department has a special focus on developing soft skills of management students and eminent personalities from industry, academia and other walks of life are invited to interact with the students.
The session was attended by the faculty and students of the department, Deans of schools, Heads of the various departments and officers of the University.

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