04-APR-2015: The Aligarh Muslim University today held a condolence meeting to mourn the sad demise of its Finance Officer, Mr. Jawwad Ahmad Khan, IRS, who passed away of cardiac arrest, last night, at his ancestral place in Darbhanga district of Bihar. He is survived by wife Shaheen Parveen, two sons and a daughter.
Addressing at the condolence meeting, AMU Vice Chancellor, Lt. Gen. Zameer Uddin Shah expressed profound grief on the sad demise of Mr. Khan. He said that Mr. Khan was very simple, honest and straightforward person and borne high moral character. He said that Mr. Khan's dealing was very cordial and he always used to give ideas for the betterment of the University.
Gen. Shah said that Mr. Khan's health deteriorated fast during his short stint at AMU and he faced a tough time on health grounds with a high-pressure job. He said that Mr. Khan was, however, able to perform Hajj in the year 2014.
According to a condolence resolution passed in the meeting, Mr. Jawwad Ahmad Khan was born on January 5, 1965 in the Village Bhatoter Chakla in Prunea district of Bihar. He completed his intermediate from Darbhanga, B.Com. from Patna University and M. Com. and LLb. from Delhi University. He served as Additional Commissioner, Income Tax, Ghaziabad before joining the Aligarh Muslim University. He had rendered services at several places all over India including Patiala, Chandigarh, Mumbai, Delhi and Kolkata.
The condolence resolution further read that besides his notable services in Income Tax department, Mr. Khan rendered noble services for humanity like reconciliation of disputes, finding match and helping in marriage of poor girls and campaigning for modern education in Madrasas.
Mr. Khan also took initiative to release the arrears of VI Pay Commission, especially for Group D employees of the University.
Mrs. Yasmin Jalal Beg, Deputy Finance Officer, expressing her views, paid rich tributes to Mr. Jawwad Khan.
A large number of officials, teachers, staff and students attended the condolence meeting and prayed for higher place in heavens for the departed soul and solace to the bereaved family members.
As a mark of respect to Mr. Khan, the University announced closure of Finance and Accounts Department including the Department of Properties and Waqf and Central Purchase Office on April 4.