To increase the higher education opportunities in the Kashmir and Ladakh region, Srikumar Banerjee, chancellor, Central University stated that the university is building facility for education in advanced level. Banerjee added that opportunities for higher education in the valley and Ladakh region are not adequate as total number of seats is limited for even subjects like basic sciences. He said that they are focusing to build stronger background in basic physics and chemistry to reach farther in nanosciences and nanotechnology. With this they are building facilities for advanced education.
Banerjee also said that University wants to tap the growing unemployment in the state by starting job-oriented and vocational courses like diplomas in mobile and automobile repairing. To promote such courses, University will be partnering with local units at Ganderbal