AMU VC Prof. P. K. Abdul
Azis giving away award to Prof. Akhtar Haseeb
101 AMU students clear TCS campus
Tata Consultancy Services (TCS)
has selected one hundred one students of Engineering and MCA 2010
Vice Chancellor of Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) Prof. P. K. Abdul
Azis felicitated about 140 eminent teachers, research scholars and
students who brought laurels to the institution on the occasion of
Republic Day celebrations at AMU.
Shazi Shakeel of Interdisciplinary
Biotechnology Unit was given certificate of honour as “Most Active
Research Scholar” for his outstanding contributions towards research
activities, while Professor Akhtar Haseeb, Chairman, department of
Plant Protection in the Faculty of Agricultural Sciences was awarded
the certificate of honour as “Most Active Teacher”.
Prof. Haseeb has twenty research paper
to his credit published during 2009 and has participated in two
international and four national conferences.
Professor Mohammad Irfan, Department
of Physics was felicitated for securing the largest project fund of
Rs. 208.40 Lakhs from DST on ALICE-operation and Utilization and
Ms. Aysha Mubeen, MBBS (Final) was
honoured for receiving Gold Medal highest Gold Medals. The
University also felicitated Ms. Manisha Sharma, Ghazal Salahuddin,
Sahila Salahuddin and Mr. Abdul Aziz, N.P. for remarkable
achievement of 100% attendance in classrooms.
Professor Shamim Jairajpuri, Prof. Athar Siddiqui, Prof. A. M. K. Shahryar, Prof. A. K. Qasmi, Prof.
Syed Mohammad Amin, Dr. Asad Ali Khursheed, Prof. M. Shabbir, Prof.
Asghar Abbas, Prof. Prabhat Kumar, Dr. Shah Alam, Dr. Riaz Ahmad,
Dr. Syed Moeid Ahmad, Dr. Mohd. Kaleemuddin, Dr. Shahab Fazal Dr.
Mohd. Ayaz, Dr. Mohd. Hayat and Dr. Asadullah Khan were awarded
Certificate of Merit for their outstanding contributions.
Dr. Rahat Abrar, Public Relations
Officer was awarded Best Employee of the Year Award in the
Non-teaching staff category. Dr. Fatima Shujatullah of Microbiology,
Dr. Yasir Hasan Siddiqui, Zoology, Syed Shabih Hasan, Computer
Engineering, Dr. Naseem Ahmad, Botany and Dr. Parveen Kumar were
honoured with “Young Scientist Award”.
Seven students who were selected in
Central Civil Services and 45 boys and girls who were selected in
IITs were also felicitated.
About forty students of literary,
cultural and sports activities were presented with mementoes in
recognition of outstanding contribution to co-curricular activities
In his presidential address, AMU Vice
Chancellor Prof. P. K. Abdul Azis said that AMU is celebrating
Republic Day as a mark of recognizing the talents of students and
teachers for their outstanding contribution in their respective
field. He appealed to staff and students to gain knowledge because
knowledge is a power and knowledge comes from teachers and books. He
urged the students to read the books. Prof. Azis said that students
need motivation and guidance so they will excel in their fields.
In his welcome address, Prof. V. K.
Abdul Jaleel, Registrar of the University said that Merit Evening
Award Ceremony to felicitate the teachers, non-teaching employees
and students who have brought laurels to the University, was
initiated by the Vice Chancellor, Prof. P. K. Abdul Azis two years
back for motivating the students for bringing the best out of them
for the academic, cultural, literary and sporting excellence. The
faculty members are getting large funded projects from various
agencies of repute. As a result the AMU rose to the 8th position
among Indian universities.
He said the result of this merit
evening is more amazing and pronouncing among the students. Last
year we had only one student with 100% attendance but the number has
increased five times now. The entire credit goes to the Vice
Chancellor who has brought this revolutionary change by motivating
and promoting University staff and students through introduction of
this kind of programmes.
On this occasion, Dr. P. V. Jaganmohan,
Commissioner, Aligarh Division, Professor Ziauddin Khairoowala, Dean
Faculty of Commerce and Prof. M. Zubair Khan, Dean, Faculty of
Science also addressed the Merit Evening Awards ceremony.
Prof. N. A. K. Durrani, Media Advisor
and Convener of the Programme announced the list of awardees. Prof.
Ainul Haque, Dean Students’ Welfare proposed a vote of thanks and
Dr. Shakeel Samdani conducted the programme.