Sir Syed's Bicentenary Celebrations
of Sir Syed's Bicentenary Celebration in
2017, Lt. Gen. (Retd.) Zameer Uddin Shah, Vice Chancellor, Aligarh Muslim
University has taken a far reaching decision, well in advance for celebrating
the AMU Founder's Bicentenary in a befitting manner. As a tribute to Sir Syed's
education mission, a series of events and new initiatives have been planned.
On this occasion round the year celebrations will take place to
augment the existing resource on Sir Syed and to reproduce it in the IT age so
as to promulgate the philosophy Sir Syed for education of Indian Muslims. The
programmes include publication of commemorative Volumes, a coffee table
edition, Sir Syed Bibliography in world languages, a biography of Sir Syed in
Hindi, special issues of Tehzibul Akhlaque and Fikr-o-Nazr, English
translations of Sir Syed's works and directory of prominent AMU Alumni / ae;
organization of multi-level lectures, seminars, conferences and awareness
rallies on Sir Syed; commissioned research projects; essay writing and painting
competitions; Sir Syed Exhibitions and sound and light show. A part from this
the University will also make efforts to produce a motion picture on the life
and times of Sir Syed, get the Govt. issue a Bicentenary stamp, collect all
objects associated with Sir Syed for the Museum and bring out some special
souvenirs to mark the grand celebration.
In order to ensure a grand success of the celebrations, the
cooperation of the entire AMU community and AMU alumni is required.
If you want to contribute to the programme or feel you can
associate with it positively in any way, please mail your suggestions to
Chairman, Sir Syed Bicentenary Celebration Organizing Committee on Email ID: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Vice Chancellor has constituted the Organizing Committee for
the Sir Syed's Bicentenary Celebration comprising AMU faculty members and all
former and present Directors of Sir Syed Academy. Professor A.R. Kidwai, Director,
UGC Human Resource Development Centre, AMU is the Chairman of the Committee
while Professor Abu Sufiyan Islahi, Department of Arabic is its convenor.