Innovation Council and Incubation Centre of AMU gets ?Darul Khalil? as dedicated place
Aligarh, June 12: In a unique way of paying back to Alma Matar, seven siblings, who are AMU alumni, have gifted their parental house ?Darul Khalil? in Badarbagh area to Aligarh Muslim University (AMU).
The gifted property ?Darul Khalil? will be used as a dedicated place for the Innovation Council and Incubation Centre on the directions of Vice Chancellor AMU. This centre is set to facilitate and creates awareness drive to make AMU?s a hub of harnessing ideas/ creativity at National level.
One of the sons of Late Kunwar Abdul Khalil khan, Mr. Mohd Adil, a leading Businessman in Retail Sector (Gulf Region) and also Alumnus of AMU and Haward Business School inaugurated the Innovation Council and Incubation Centre.
Mr. Adil said that, ?All his siblings are well established because of the affordable quality education we received at AMU and when we give back to our alma maters, we get a sense of satisfaction in knowing that we're furthering the aims of the institution that did so much to educate us and give us a better life?.
The Vice Chancellor thanked Mr. Adil and family member for their contribution and said, "Thanks to donors like Khalil Family -the Campaign for AMU is more than a philanthropic initiative ? it is an extraordinary effort that is helping this institution change the lives of future generations."
He added that the Innovation Council of the University aims to create an atmosphere where the research and innovation activities could be nurtured and enhanced by tapping and unleashing the hidden innovative potential and skills of our students and teachers in bringing these to higher level. He informed that Committee is also formed; Prof S Imtiaz Hasnain is the Chairman while Prof Mohammad Sajjad Athar is the Convener of the Centre.
Welcoming the gathering Prof. S Imtiyaz Hasnain (Chairman), appreciated the efforts of Vice Chancellor for giving a dedicated place. He also praised the efforts of Khalil Family for donating ?Darul Khalil??
Prof. Sajjad Athar (convenor) , said that Centre for Innovation has been formulated, keeping in view the vision of the Institute which strives to encourage entrepreneurship and aims to act as a platform to create an interface between academia, business and research.
In the inaugural ceremony Finace Officer SM Jawed Akhtar , AMUTA Secretary Prof Njmul Islam , Director IQAC Prof M Rizwan Khan , MIC Building Prof. Mubeen Beg , University Engineer Tariq Nazir , Old Boy Kunwar Junaid , Prof Riaz Mahmood ( Chairman Bio Chem), Prof. Asadullah Khan (Coordinator Bio Tech Unit) and other prominent official of the University were present
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Related PicturesVice Chanellor Prof Tariq Mansoor Mr Mohammad Adil and others during inauguration Ceremony of Innovation Council and Incubation Centre in Kr Abdul Khalil Building
VC Prof Tariq Mansoor addressing on the occasion of the inauguration of Innovation Council and Incubation Centre in Kr Abdul Khalil Building
Mr Mohammad Adil unveiling foundation stone of Innovation Council and Incubation Centre in Kr Abdul Khalil Building in presence of Prof Tariq Mansoor VC AMU
Vice Chanellor Prof Tariq Mansoor Mr Mohammad Adil and others during inauguration Ceremony of Innovation Council and Incubation Centre in Kr Abdul Khalil Building (2)