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AMU Executive Council presented 18 names for new Vice Chancellor

Monday November 28, 2011 08:09:54 PM, Staff Reporter

Malegaon: The Executive Council of the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) held its much-awaited meeting today in New Delhi to discuss the profiles of the prospective candidates for the new Vice Chancellor.


The meeting which was chaired by the incumbent Vice Chancellor, Prof. P.K. Abdul Azis is said to be held in a refreshing atmosphere of trust and cooperation.

The Vice Chancellor during the meeting placed the bio-data of the eighteen prospective candidates, which the University has received for inclusion in the panel of five names to be prepared by the EC for selecting the next AMU Vice Chancellor, a AMU press release said.


The Vice Chancellor also urged the members to suggest any other name that need to be included in the coveted panel, the statement added.


Highly placed sources informed that the 18 names include S. M. Ashraf (IRS), Afzal Amanullah (IAS), Noor Mohammad (IAS), Er. Md Aaqil (IPS), Prof. K. A. Pasha, Dr Talat Ahmad, Prof. Muzahir Husain, Shahzad Mohd Khan, Reyaz Punjabi, Majid Ali (IAS), S. M. Khalid Rizvi, Anis Ansari (IAS), Munirul Husain, A H Rajasahib, Khwaja Shahid, Prof. A M Kidwai and SM Khan.


As per the AMU VC selection process, the EC Members will finalise five names from the list which will then be sent to the AMU court for choosing three. The Visitor of the University will then select the final name from these three.


The EC Members present in the meeting agreed to study the names and assured that they will participate in the adjourned meeting to be held on December 13th.


Today's meeting was held after the logjam of inadequate quorum of AMU Executive Council was ended with the induction of four Executive Council (EC) members from teacher constituency.


Apart from the Vice Chancellor, the meeting was attended by M.I. Shanavas, Prof. A.M. Pathan, Professor Emeritus Mansoor Hasan, Prof. S. Mahdi Abbas Rizvi, Prof. Sibghatullah Farooqui, Prof. Qazi Afzal Husain, Prof. Javaid Akhtar, Prof. (Mrs.) Farzana Alim, Prof. Mohd. Ashraf Malik, Prof. Bilaquis Nasim Waris, Dr. Mohd. Shahid, Dr. Mohd. Asif Khan, Dr. Adeeb Alam Khan, Dr. Obaid Ahmad Siddiqui, Prof. Mujahid Beg, Prof. Najam Khalique and Dr. P. Mohamed.


Prof. Javeed Alam could not attend the meeting due to his pre-scheduled programme.





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