The Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) has allocated Rs.1
crore each for the purchase of management and law books at its
Malappuram and Murshidabad centres.
AMU Vice-Chancellor P.K. Abdul Azis asked directors of both
centres to proceed with the purchase of books.
The university has also authorised
Deans of law and management faculties to appoint teachers for
Prof. Azis said that under special
powers vested with the Deans, they could appoint faculty on
temporary basis for a period of one month.
AMU centres at Malappuram in Kerala
and Murshidabad in West Bengal are part of AMU VC's ambitious plan
to open such centres in five different states of the country. The
other three centres are Kishanganj in Bihar, Malegaon in
Maharashtra and Bhopal in Madhya Pradesh.
AMU officials plan these centres to
be converted into full fledged universities by 2020 when the AMU
is slated to complete 100 years of establishment.