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Islamia College in collab with KAN organizes workshop on Corporate Governance

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Srinagar: Islamia College of Science and Commerce, Srinagar organized a one-day workshop on Corporate Governance Scope and Concerns in collaboration with Kashmir Angel Network (KAN). 

The workshop was the first-of-its-kind held at Islamia College. It also celebrated India’s G-20 presidency and focused on unlocking opportunities for the students in the areas of Industry, Innovation, Education, Skill Development & other Entrepreneurship. 

The primary objective of this workshop was to have on spot discussion on the expectations of startups and other stakeholders. 

The participants in the workshop were from a variety of startups, corporate leaders, academicians, and journalists besides students from Commerce & Management Studies who explored a wide range of challenges being faced for the creation of a viable startup ecosystem. 

The Workshop saw the faculty and students of the College rubbing shoulders with ace academicians, bureaucrats, journalists, and corporate experts. 

The workshop was anchored by Abdullah Choudhary from KAN who in his introductory remark said that such workshops provide a platform to participants and students to discuss and understand corporate governance. 

Shabir Handoo, Chairman of KAN, brought up a number of different concerns, including the organizational structure of enterprises in J&K. He stated that the enterprises may be scaled up to the national and global levels with the correct sort of interventions both financially and legally.

Principal, of the host College Prof. (Dr.) Khurshid Ahmad Khan in his address expressed that this workshop provides an overview of the current state of corporate governance in the state which has gained relevance and prominence in the global society. 

The Chief Guest of the occasion Masood Hussain (Managing Editor Kashmir Life) talked about corporate governance from J & K Perspective. He emphasized students should explore ways and means to expedite natural resources for startups. 

During the technical session Mahmood Ahmad Shah, Director of Industries and Commerce, Zubair Iqbal (Principal Consultant Max Life, Former Regional Head, HDFC), Farukh Shah, Senior HR Manager I-Quasar, Mehmood ur Rashid (Opinion Editor, Greater Kashmir), Irtif Lone (Startup Ecosystem Expert), Tauseef A Lone, (ASPIRE) Akeel Fayaz Mantoo(Program Management Research Tech-Entrepreneurship), Dr. Zahoor Ahmad Jhat, Convenor Incubation & Innovation, ICSC, Dr. Seema Bashir, HOD Commerce & Management Studies ICSC, Irfan Zargar (Bancassurance and Project Management Specialist) Muneer ul Islam and Mohd Ashraf presented their viewpoints on corporate governance. 

During the Technical Session, Akeel Fayaz Mantoo expressed their professional perspective on corporate governance. 

Experts and Academicians touched on different aspects of Corporate Governance from an industry perspective. Mehmood ur Rashid deliberated on the industrial perspective. Hamid Bukhari talked about the scope of corporate governance. 

Mahmood Ahmed Shah deliberated on Corporate Governance from an industrial perspective. Dr. Seema Bashir talked about the importance of good governance. 

Zubair Iqbal, Ishfaq Mir, and Irfan Zargar talked about sector-specific issues in corporate governance. Health question/answer/discussion was followed in technical sessions.