Sunday, October 26, 2014

Lifetime Achievement Award on Saiyid Hamid


New Delhi: The Vice President of India Hamid Ansari conferred "Sir Ross Masood Lifetime Achievement Award for Excellence in Leadership, Education, Community and Public Service-2014" to Janab Saiyid Hamid, Chancellor of Jamia Hamdard, former Vice Chancellor of Aligarh Muslim University, at a function here on 1 October. Saiyed Hamid is the and founder President of “All India Educational Movement”, of which he is now patron.
 The Vice President presented a Citation for Award and an award cheque to Janab Hamid. Speaking after conferring the award, Hamid Ansari said that AMU Alumni Associations have been functional worldwide and he (Ansari) himself launched the UAE chapter of AMU Alumni Association. He said that Saiyid Hamid has played a very important and significant role for many decades in the field of education and it is of very much importance that AMU Association Inc. New York (AAANY) has unanimously selected him to honour. Saiyid Hamid has been a vivid writer as a reformist and several compilations of his articles published in various papers and magazines. As Vice Chancellor of AMU he revived Sir Syed’s “Tehzibul Akhlaq”.

 The award has been established by AAANY with the objective of making a modest contribution by recognizing truly outstanding individuals during their lifetimes, who are selflessly dedicated their lives as leaders and educators, and in the service of the community and public at large.

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