Former Indian President, Shri Pranab Mukherjee today delivered the commemoration address as the chief guest on the bicentennial birth celebrations of Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) founder, Sir Syed Ahmad Khan at the university’s Athletics Ground.
As Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) geared up for the Sir Syed Ahmad Khan’s Bicentenary celebrations, Professor Mohammad Asim Siddiqui from the university’s Department of English and Dr Rahat Abrar, the Director of Urdu Academy, AMU set out on a project for paying tributes to Sir Syed in a unique way.
It was walking down the memory lane for Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) alumni from different parts of the world as they reconnected with their alma mater at the Sir Syed Bicentenary AMU Alumni Meet—2017. The two-day meet began on October 15, 2017 at the university’s Kennedy Auditorium and will conclude with a valedictory function on October 16, 2017.
Dr. Asif Ali Syed, Assistant Professor in the Department of Business Administration, Aligarh Muslim University has been selected as Paper Coordinator for ePG Pathshala Project in Social Science. This is for the first time that a lecture from the Faculty of Management Studies has been appointed Paper Coordinator for ePG Pathshala Project of MHRD.
The Department of Civil Engineering, Z H College of Engineering and Technology, Aligarh Muslim University organized a “Career Counseling Workshop" under Technical Education Quality Improvement Programme (TEQIP-III) for 2nd year Civil Engineering students.
As the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) gears up for the Sir Syed Bicentenary Annual Alumni Meet 2017, Professor Suhail Sabir (Chairperson, Alumni Affairs Committee) said that a session of women achievers will be a special highlight of the meet with panelists from different walks of life and careers.
Professor S R Hashim, Chairperson with the Institute of Human Development, Giri Institute of Developmental Studies and Indian Association of Social Science Institutions—IASSI delivered the ‘Sir Syed Memorial Lecture’ on ‘Sir Syed Ahmad Khan: A Visionary with a Mission’ at the Department of English, Aligarh Muslim University (AMU).
The lecture was organised by the Sir Syed Bicentenary Celebrations Committee and the Department of English.
Dr Dinesh Raj R (Junior Resident, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College—JNMC, Aligarh Muslim University) has won the third place in the ‘Torrent Young Scholar Award 2017’ (Dermatology) competition in the zonal category during the Sixth Derma Fest held at New Delhi. He will now participate in the final round scheduled to take place in Ahmedabad on December 3, 2017.