A 3-Week long Advanced Instructional School (AIS) on “Naïve Set Theory and Its Applications-2015” from April 13-May 02, 2015, jointly organized by the Department of Mathematics, University of Kashmir and National Centre for Mathematics (NCM-TIFR Mumbai) was inaugurated today at EMMRC Auditorium, University of Kashmir Srinagar. Prof. Sheikh Javid, Dean Research who was the Chief guest on this occasion, highlighted the role of mathematics in other disciplines including especially in Physics. Dr. Mukhtar Ah. Khanday, started the proceedings and welcomed the guests in the beginning of the programme. The Convener of the School Prof. M. A. Sofi while deliberating on the need for organizing such schools on a regular basis bemoaned the short shrift being shown towards teaching in the Colleges and Universities of the country. He further said that it was mainly with a view to address this problem that such schools are being organized regularly throughout the country. Prof. S. M. Shrivastava from ISI Kolkata also spoke on the occasion and emphasized the need to organize more and more such schools and workshops in the J&K State. The HOD, Mathematics Prof. S. Pirzada spoke on the occasion and gave a detailed profile of the activities of the Department since its inception in 1958. The list of speakers who are expected to be available during the school includes some distinguished mathematicians from certain Centres of excellence in Mathematics including Prof. B. V. Rao, Prof. M.G. Nadkarni, Prof. S. Gangopdhyay, Prof. H. Sarbadhikari, Prof. Rana Barua and Prof. Sreela Gangopadhyay. A number of participants from different states shall be participating in the workshop including an equal number of them working in various Colleges and Universities from within the J&K state. Dr. B. A. Zargar and Dr. M. A. Mir were also present and the function concluded with the vote of thanks by Dr. M. H. Gulzar.