Alumni of the Institute of Ophthalmology, JN Medical College, AMU Eeunion again
The Institute of Ophthalmology, Aligarh Muslim University organized a meeting of its alumni at Saifi Hall of Gandhi Eye Hospital. More than one hundred delegates participated in the get together including Prof. G. P. Gupta, Prof. R. Gogi, Prof. F. A. Jilani, Dr. H. L. Gupta, Prof. Sandeep Kumar, Delhi, Dr. Bipasha Mukherji, Chennai, Dr. Mohd. Swadique, Kerala, Dr. Moiz Shams, Dr. P.P. Singh, Dr. Anand Mohan Agarwal, Dr. Deepti, Delhi, Dr. Anu Jain, Agra, Dr. S. Umair, Himachal Pradesh, Dr. Mohd. Shah Zaki, Bulandshaher, Dr. Nishat Akhtar, Dr. S.K. Saini, Pathankot, Dr. V.N. Rai, Bulandshar, Dr. Rajat Gupta, Dr. Rashi Sharma and Dr. Mohd. Miyan Mirza.
Prof. R. R. Sukul, Director, Institute of Ophthalmology presenting an introduction of the Institute said that the foundation of the Institute was laid down by Dr. Zakir Husain, President of India and Dr. Mohan Lal in 1952. Pt. Jawahar Lal Nehru, Prime Minister of India inaugurated the Institute in 1955.
Earlier, Prof. Humayun Ashraf welcomed the guests and expressed happiness over the get together of the alumni of the institute who had come from different parts of the country to participate in the programme.
A lecture on Orbital lesions was delivered by Prof. R. Gogi, Former Director of the Institute who has a long term association with it as a faculty member, professor and director from 1968 to 2003. Dr. Bipasha Mukherji, Director Oculoplasty Division, Shankar Netralya, Chennai also delivered a lecture on Photography and Ophthalmology. She did her post graduation (MS Ophthalmology) from the Institute in 1999.
ON this occasion a rainbow of cultural programmes like skit, song and poems were presented by the residents. The participants shared their experiences and memories with the audience. Prof. Mohammad Ashraf proposed a vote of thank.