30-DEC-2015: The Faculty of Unani Medicine, Aligarh Muslim University on the first death anniversary of former AMU Vice Chancellor, Mr Sayyid Hamid released a Compendium, Special Issue of Unani Medicus in a ceremony organized at the Ajmal Khan Tibbiya College Auditorium.
Dedicated to late Mr Hamid, the Compendium, which is released as an International journal has 1217 research papers and 393 abstracts by scholars and academics.
Professor Habibur Rahman, Honorary Treasurer, AMU, who attended the function as the Chief Guest said that the hard work of AMU Vice Chancellor, Lt General Zameer Uddin Shah (retd) has paved way for outstanding achievements in the university.
"The credit of the release of this compendium goes to the commitment of the vice chancellor, who aspires to see AMU as the top most academic institution in India," said Prof Rahman.
He added that an intensive and productive research with new technologies is the need of the hour for Unani Medicine and the whole country has expectations from AMU Tibbiya College.
Prof Rahman also pointed out that to catch up with the Modern Medicine; the Unani Medical Science will have to come up with medicines providing quick relief.
While presiding over the function, Aligarh Muslim University Pro Chancellor, Nawab Ibne Said Khan of Chattari said that Unani Medicine suffered lack of research funds during the British Rule in India. He added that this compendium will be a good initiative to connect Unani Medicine with the modern world.
Prof (Hakeem) Naeem Ahmad Khan, Dean, Faculty of Unani Medicine who is also the chief editor of the compendium said: "Since its establishment in 1927, the AMU Tibbiya College has been involved in intensive researches".
He further said that this compendium would benefit the future generations as it has a profile of 30 years of research in the Tibbiya College.
Guest of Honour, Prof Ishtiyaq Ahmad Zilli, Director of Shibli Academy, Azamgarh pointed out that this compendium will help the transmission of knowledge to the new generation of researchers, who can take things forward for new creation of knowledge.
He further said that human health is in great danger with the side effects of modern medicines and Unani medicine has a pivotal role to produce medicines, which are harmless.
Dr Mohammad Khalid Siddiqui, ex-Director General, CCRUM, New Delhi and General Secretary, All India Unani Tibbi Conference said that the research out put in the compendium will pave way for more researches.
He also pointed out the need of having a museum to archive manuscripts and researches at the Tibbiya College and a close collaboration in between Tibbya College and J N Medical College.
Prof Iqtidarul Hasan Zaidi, editor, Unani Medicus said that AMU's Tibbiya College has immense talent in students and faculty members and it is high time that their work should get due recognition.
Dr F S Sheerani conducted the programme while Dr Farooq Ahmad Dar delivered the vote of thanks.
Related Picturesguests present at the releaaing ceremony of Compendium at Faculty of Unani Medicine