New Delhi: The Teacher’s Day was celebrated with great zeal and enthusiasm in various departments, centres and schools of the Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) (NAAC A++ accredited Central University). The main function was organised by Office of the Dean Students Welfare (DSW) at the Auditorium, Faculty of Engineering & Technology of the university where Vice chancellor Prof. Najma Akhtar was the Chief Guest.
The function began with ‘Jamia Tarana’ followed by a welcome address by Prof. Ibraheem, DSW who welcomed the Vice Chancellor and guests.
Teachers who have superannuated after their long valuable services to the university were felicitated by the respective Deans and the Vice Chancellor. Deans of the university explained about the achievements of their Faculty and teachers in the recent past.
Speaking on the occasion Vice Chancellor Prof. Najma Akhtar said that it is heartening to see that Jamia celebrates Teachers’ Day with great zeal and excitement and follows the ideals and principles of Radha Krsihnan in letter and spirit.
“We have to refurbish our system as per the latest demands, keeping ourselves abreast of the fresh perspectives of our country on education. It is high time that we should give exclusive attention to our growth and development in line with the requirements laid down by NEP 2020. In case we lag behind, we will not be able to bring forth a fine harvest of young men and women”s said the Vice Chancellor.
She further said that it is the need of the hour to lay due emphasis on the in-service education, with a special focus on keeping abreast of the latest development and the requirement in the IT field.
Prof. Aijaz Masih, Faculty of Education, JMI threw light on the salient features of New Education Policy and discussed ways to make it successful.
Prof. Ushvinder Kaur Popli, Faculty of Social Sciences, JMI addressed the gathering on the topic ‘Students-Teachers relationship in contemporary times’. Toppers and meritorious students of Jamia Schools were also felicitated on this occasion.
The Vice Chancellor also felicitated Prof. Zahid Ashraf, HoD, Department of Biotechnology, JMI who recently received the Visitors Award for his path breaking research on thrombosis.
Prof. Tasneem Fatima, former Pro- Vice Chancellor, JMI presented the vote of thanks. The program ended successfully with the singing of the National Anthem by the gathering.
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