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JMI organises orientation programme for madarsa teachers

New Delhi: The Academy of Professional Development of Urdu medium teachers, Jamia Millia Islamia, organized a seven-day orientation programme for Madarsa teachers of Madhya Pradesh from November 8, 2010 onwards. The inaugural session of the programme was held on 8 November at 10.30 AM in the Committee Room of Nehru Guest House, Jamia Millia Islamia. Prof. Ghazanfar Ali, Director of the Academy, delivered the welcome address, while Prof. S.M. Sajid, Registrar, inaugurated the session. Prof. Khalid Mehmood, Head, Department of Urdu, was the Guest of Honour. Dr. Mufti Mohammad Mukarram Ahmed, Imam of the Shahi Masjid Fatehpuri, delivered the Presidential Address on this occasion.

The Academy organizes short term training programmes, seminars, workshops, conventions, extension lectures, consultancy services, interaction programmes, literary and cultural programmes, exhibitions etc. round the year.

The Academy of Professional Development of Urdu Medium Teachers has been of late engaged in organizing Orientation Courses for Urdu Teachers of Jodhpur, Punjab, and Municipal Corporation of Delhi, Jamia Middle School among others in the last few months. The objective of such courses is to provide support to Urdu Medium Schools with the purpose of improving the quality of education in such schools.