08-OCT-2017: Disability Unit organises tricycles, headphones and pen-drives distribution with counselling session for students with special needs
Aligarh, October 8: The Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) Vice Chancellor, Professor Tariq Mansoor today distributed tricycles, headphones, pen-drives and other equipments to the differently-able students at the Assembly Hall of the University Polytechnic (Boys). The programme, which was organised by the varsity's Disability Unit also, had a counselling session.
Speaking on the occasion, the Vice Chancellor, Professor Mansoor pointed out that he has come across many successful bureaucrats and other officers who are differently-able. He emphasised on how students with special needs could be integrated within mainstream and how facilities can be made more inclusive for them.
Prof Asfar Ali Khan (Director, Directorate of School Education and OSD to the Vice Chancellor) discussed strategies to empower students with special needs. He added that the University will do its best in bringing differently-able students in the mainstream.
Prof Jamshed Siddqui (Dean Students' Welfare) interacted with the differently-able students and encouraged them about opportunities. He said that hard work and determination will make way for successful life.
Prof Khalid Bin Yusuf Khan (Coordinator, Disability Unit) said that even though physical and societal obstacles are there, but will to succeed will take students with special needs to new heights.
Mr Saad Hameed (Training and Placement Officer?General, AMU) conducted the counselling and interactive session in which students with special needs discussed their career interests and talents.
Placement Officers Dr Riyaz (Department of Zoology) and Dr Syed Faiz Zaidi (Post graduate Teacher, English) interacted with the students to discuss their problems. The placement officers said that the University is working hard to get the best employment opportunities for differently-able students.
Mr Rahul (MTA student) conducted the programme. Dr Zaidi proposed the vote of thanks.
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Related PicturesAMU VC Prof Tariq Mansoor addressing during the Disability Unit program
AMU VC Prof Tariq Mansoor distributing certificates during the Disability Unit program