19-DEC-2015: 'The Department of Geography of Aligarh Muslim University has always been considered as India's top one' said AMU Vice Chancellor Lt Gen Zameer Uddin Shah (Retd.). He was addressing the Valedictory session of the one-week workshop on Research methodology organized by Department of Geography, AMU under the aegis of UGC HRD Centre.
Lt Gen Shah said that parents should give complete freedom to their children while deciding for their future academic prospects so that they could build their career based on their interests and choices. He highlighted that every person, irrespective of his field of work, should have a proper knowledge of Geography. Lt Gen Shah also presented certificates to the research scholars.
Professor AR Kidwai, Director, UGC HRD Center urged the students to adopt transparency, honesty and truth as the basis of their research which will lead them to proper academic development. He appreciated the efforts of Department of Geography for organizing a successful and fruitful workshop.
Professor Shamsul Haq Siddiqui, Chairman, Department of Geography, while welcoming the guests, informed that in the workshop Research experts from AMU gave a brief introduction of the new standards of Research methodology used in today's world to the students. He thanked all the teachers and experts for providing proper guidance to the students regarding the obstacles coming in the way of their research and their solutions as well. Professor Siddiqui assured to organize more such workshops in future.
Mr Zafar Tabrez and Ms Sonal Kulshreshta, the course participants highlighted the enriching experience of the workshop.
Professor Naushad Ahmad conducted the program while Professor Shahab Fazal proposed the vote of thanks. Prof Abdul Munir, Dean, Faculty of Science and Dr Faiza Abbasi, Assistant Professor, UGC HRD Center also graced the occasion.