12-Mar-2015: "An educated mother is capable of educating the whole family. It is only the education which transforms people into a cultured lo", said the Vice Chancellor of Aligarh Muslim University, Lt. Gen. Zameer Uddin Shah while addressing at the Annual Hall Function of the Sarojini Naidu Hall, AMU.
Gen Shah said that AMU does not strive only to provide education, rather its thrust is also on character building which essentially promotes social and cultural ethos. He said that the resident members of the S. N. Hall are an asset to the University as they have registered exemplary success in academic fields winning a large number of medals.
The Vice Chancellor said that the University administration was aware of the accommodation problem for girls and to alleviate the situation, a new hall for girls with 1500 accommodation facility, is being constructed. He said that a separate Swimming Pool and Sports Complex for girls is also under construction to instill confidence in the girl students.
Earlier, welcoming the guests, Provost of the Hall, Prof. Afshan Bey said that the hall came into existence in 1970 and the resident members of this hall have made remarkable achievements in various fields. She said that the Annual Hall Function is also a celebrated culmination of the week-long literary and cultural fest, "Crescendo" which was marked by various events including those of games and sports. She also presented the annual report.
Mrs. Sabiha Simi Shah, wife of AMU Vice Chancellor, presented mementos to the hall post holders. Ms. Fatima Jamal was felicitated as Miss Sarojini Naidu Hall.
Joint Senior Hall Monitor Amna Naiyyar, Literary Secretary Zaini Ahmad, Cultural Secretary Tuba Naved Khan, Senior Food Monitor Kifah Husain and Sports Secretary Kirti Gupta also expressed their opinion on this occasion. Fatima Tirmizi, Sana and Naureen presented Ghazal, while Sana Khursheed gave a solo with a beautiful Punjabi song. Members of Drama Club presented a play.
AMU Pro-Vice Chancellor Brigadier S. Ahmad Ali, his wife Mrs. Rizwana Ali, Registrar Dr. Asfar Ali Khan, Proctor Prof. Jamshed Siddiqui and provosts of other residential halls were presented in the function.
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