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AMU distributes awards and medals

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Aligarh: The Vice Chancellor of Aligarh Muslim University, Dr. Noor Mohammad on 22 March felicitated Ms. Alishah Ibkar with Papa Mian Padma Bhushan Award (Best Girl), Rubia Zulfiqar with Mrs. M. J. Haider Academic Memorial Award and Ms. Rumisha Yousuf Sheikh with Dr. Zakir Husain Silver Medal for their outstanding performance in academic and extracurricular activities. Addressing the felicitation function, Dr. Noor Mohammad said that the University administration would provide a congenial atmosphere to the students to excel in their abilities for greater success in life. He said that as compared to man, women have more responsibilities and education should be promoted among women to provide them with better job opportunities in the market. Dr. Noor Mohammad urged faculty members to provide quality education and suggested that IT-based teaching aids be provided to classrooms. He emphasized that teachers should keep updating their knowledge as the world-class teaching aids are available on the Internet which can be accessed with the help of a computer and Internet connection. Earlier, Professor Bilquis Naseem Waris, Principal of AMU Women’s College while welcoming the Vice Chancellor, said that the college has nearly 2600 students including 29 overseas students. Prof. Waris pointed out that the College received more than ten thousand applications for admission out of which only nine hundred candidates were selected due to the shortage of hostel facilities.

This article appeared in The Milli Gazette print issue of 1-15 April 2012 on page no. 13

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