12-NOV-2018: National education day observed at AMU
ALIGARH November 12: To observe the National Education Day on the birth anniversary of India's first education minister and freedom fighter, Maulana Abul Kalam Azad, a number of programmes were organized at the Aligarh Muslim University, which highlighted the importance of education and nation's commitment to all aspects of education.
The Department of Physics, AMU organized several competitive events including debate, slogan writing, on-the-spot essay writing, poster making and quiz competition on this occasion.
Addressing on the occasion, Prof Tauheed Ahmad, Chairperson of the department, said that the Government of India has rightly declared November 11, the birth anniversary of Maulana Abul Kalam Azad, eminent educationist as the National Education Day.
Prof B P Singh was the Convener of the programme while Dr Jai Prakash, Dr Azizurrahman, Dr Mohd Imran, Dr Mohd Jane Alam, Dr Arif Mohd, Dr Haider Hasan Jafri, Dr Mohd Ikram, Dr Raktim Abir, Dr Danish Azmi, Dr Haris Kunari and Dr Bushra Irfan worked hard to conduct the various competitive events.
An awareness programme was also organized at the ABK (Girls) School. Addressing the students on the occasion, Dr Saba Hasan, Vice Principal, underlined the importance of female education in empowering the women and strengthening the various institutions of society.
The school coordinator, Dr Farhat Parveen, shed light on the different aspects of Maulana Azad's life and contributions to national integration and educational development. School Proctor, Mr Mahtab Ahmad elaborated the significance of educational awareness programme.
An awareness march was also organized on the occasion.
At the Abdullah School, Mrs Umra Zaheer, Superintendent, addressed school children highlighting the role of education in nation building and social uplift. The School also organized essay writing, slogan writing and card making competitions on the theme, "education in modern times".
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