05-MAY-2017: Professor Tariq Mansoor appointed as new AMU Vice Chancellor
Aligarh, May 5: Honourable President of India, Mr Pranab Mukherjee, in his capacity as Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) visitor, has appointed Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College (JNMC) Principal and Chief Medical Superintendent, Professor Tariq Mansoor as AMU?s next Vice Chancellor.
In an official letter received from the Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India; Mr Surat Singh, Deputy Secretary to the Government has stated: ?I am directed to refer that in exercise of powers conferred under Clause 2 (1) of the Statutes of Aligarh Muslim University Act, 1920, the President of India, has been pleased to appoint Professor Tariq Mansoor as the Vice Chancellor of the Aligarh Muslim University, for a period of five years from 17.05.2017 or the date on which he enters upon his office, whichever is later.?
The letter further stated that the terms and conditions of the services of Professor Mansoor as the Vice Chancellor of the Aligarh Muslim University will be those as set forth in the ACT, Statues and Ordinances of the University.
Prof Mansoor, who is currently the Principal of JNMC since 03.09.2013 has over 33 years of teaching and research experience and has supervised 49 post-graduate thesis.
He was associated with the Department of Surgery, JNMC as a Professor from 01.01.2002 to 02.09.2013 and has been Professor and Principal for 15 years (Approx) since 01.01.2002 till date. He was Chairman, Department of Surgery, JNMC from 2006 to 2009.
Prof Mansoor was Member, Executive Council, AMU in the years 1991-1994, 2002-2008 and 2013-2016. He has also been appointed as Member, Medical Council of India with effect from 20.03.2015 for a period of four years. He was President, Association of Surgeons of India (UP Chapter) in 2010-2011 and Vice President, Association of Surgeons of India (UP Chapter), 2007-2008. Prof Mansoor has been the Secretary, JNMC Management Committee, AMU since 03.09.2013 till date and Honorary Secretary, AMU Teachers? Association from 1997 to 1999. He was Secretary, University Games Committee, AMU (as additional administrative work) from July 2007 to July 2014.
Professor Mansoor was conferred with the ?Eminent Senior Surgical Teacher Award 2013? by Association of Surgeons of India (UP Chapter).
Under his able guidance and leadership as Principal and CMS, JNMC, which is one of the largest medical colleges and hospitals in Uttar Pradesh was ranked 12th best nationally among 400 medical colleges in India and ranked 2nd best in Uttar Pradesh by India Today/Neilson Survey 2015-16. JNMC, which has 27 Departments and Centres with about 670 doctors, 1600 non-teaching staff, 1282 hospital beds, 900 undergraduate students pursuing MBBS, nursing and paramedical courses and 470 post-graduate students pursuing MD, MS and MCh.
Under Prof Mansoor?s leadership, JNMC has played an important role in Polio Eradication in Western Uttar Pradesh and is conducting other outreach Programmes specially related to nutritional training, basic and advanced life support training of new born, HIV and Haemophilia in collaboration with various agencies like NHM, UNICEF and NACO etc.
Professor Mansoor belongs to a respectable and prominent academic family. His grandfather and father were academicians in AMU. His father, Late Prof Hafeezul Rahman was founder Dean, Faculty of Law at AMU and his elder brother, Late Prof Rasheeduzzafar was Professor of Civil Engineering at IIT, Delhi and Professor and Head of Department of Civil Engineering in AMU and Vice Chancellor of Jamia Hamdard University, New Delhi from 1992 to 1994.
Prof Mansoor, who has been working as Principal, JNMC from 03.09.2013 till date is also a Member, Sub-Committee of Medical Council of India for Scrutiny of Declaration Forms of Fake/Duplicate Faculties and providing false information in Declaration Forms in Medical Colleges of India (No. MCI-7(1)(SC) 2015-Med-Misc. Dated 11.06.2015).
Prof Mansoor was elected as a Member, AMU Court, 2008-2009 and from 2013 till date. He was also Chairman, Committee constituted by Academic Council, AMU for Upgradation of JNMC to Level of Institute (vide Office D. No. (C)/6321 dated 14.10.2013). He has also served as served as Subject Expert in Selection Committee for recruitment of teaching staff for AIIMS (Patna), AIIMS (Rishikesh), AIIMS (Bhopal), AIIMS (Raipur), AIIMS (Bhubneshwar), AIIMS (Jodhpur), Institute of Medical Sciences (BHU, Varanasi) and King George Medical University, Lucknow.
He has also been the Teacher-Incharge, Hospital Operation theatre Complex from 2006 to 2013. Prof Mansoor has served as subject/advisor in Union Public Service Commission (UPSC, New Delhi) and as Assessor (Inspector) for Medical Council of India.
Prof Mansoor is a Member of Committee constituted by AMU for establishing Tele Medicine and E-Health Centre in the University (vide order No. F-10-17-TP/DS/684 dated 10.10.2006) and Convener, Committee to Prepare Proposal for establishment of Institute of Pharmacy in AMU (vide order No. (C) 739 dated 16.07.07). He was also a Member, Committee for Evaluation of various courses in the University and Feedback from students in January 2005.
He was also appointed Member of the Committee to recommend measures for Protection of University Land and Property.
Prof Mansoor was Expert in Selection Committees/ Post Graduate/ Undergraduate Examiner in various Central and State universities for (AIIMS - New Delhi, AIIMS (Raipur), AIIMS (Jodhpur), AIIMS (Patna) AIIMS (Rishikesh), AIIMS (Bhubaneswar), AIIMS (Bhopal), Delhi University, Kolkata University, IMS, BHU; Varanasi, King George?s Medical University; Lucknow, Meerut University, Jhansi University, Allahabad University, Patna University, Kanpur University, NIMS, Jaipur etc.)
He was nominated as Member, Board of Studies, Department of Surgery, Institute of Medical Sciences, BHU, Varanasi (2011-2013) and Member, Editorial Board of the University Journal ? Fikr-o-Nazar (vide order No. Admin/LD/1547/T/ZYK dated 08.08.2014).
During his tenure, the JNMC has established a Cardiology Cath. Lab at a cost of 9 crores for Cardiac Angiography & Angioplasty. The Medical College has also been facilitated with Grants of Rs 15 crores from National Health Mission (NHM) for Paediatric Cardiology and Paediatric Cardiac Surgery and with a Grant of Rs 8 crores from National Health Mission (NHM) for Early Intervention Centre for Paediatric Patients.
In Prof Mansoor?s tenure, JNMC has also installed new and modern equipment such as Cath Lab, Heart Lung Machine, Operating Microscope, Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT), Treadmill Machine (TMT), Automated Perimetry Machine, IOL Cataract Master Reader, new Dialysis Machines, SURGI RF Cautery, Valley Lab Cautery, new C-Arms, Urology Equipment, Low Vision Aid Equipment and Platelet Apheresis etc. Meanwhile, JNMC has also witnessed completion of state of the art JNMC Auditorium (costing Rs. 8 crores) besides being facilitated with establishment of new Virology Lab (ICMR Project) costing Rs 6 crores.
The JNMC has also signed MOU with the University of Massachusetts?s Medical School, USA in Prof Mansoor?s leadership and facilitated a fellowship exchange Programme for Hospital Training of Doctors of JNMC in Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham, UK.
In Prof Mansoor?s tenure a MOU with ESCORTS FORTIS HOSPITAL for establishment of Cath Laband Training of Doctors and Para-Medical Staff was also signed. Prof Mansoor also got a MOU signed with Sir Ganga Ram Hospital for accreditation of Central Lab and Hospital Training Programmes for Doctors and Para Medical Staff.
Prof Mansoor?s tenure also brought the Low Vision Aid Ophthalmic Centre, IVF Unit in Obstetrics and Gynaecology and start of Microvascular Surgery in JNMC Hospital.
He has publications of over 90 papers in journals of national and international repute to his credit. Prof Mansoor has attended 83 national and international conferences.
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