Jamia Teachers’ Association (JTA) organized an event, under strict COVID-19 protocol, in the honor of the teachers of the University on Teachers’ Day. Retired teachers were felicitated with mementos and shawls. Besides, this teachers’ day could not be celebrated in full joy as Jamia lost many teachers’ owning to Covid-19 pandemic. The Chief Guest of the day was Vice-Chancellor Professor Najma Akhtar, and Guest of Honor was Professor Mohammad Miyan, former Vice-Chancellor of MANUU, Hyderabad. The loss of precious lives of teachers is the loss to national assets and the society and JTA remembers all teachers on this to pay tribute, said Prof. Majid Jamil, President of JTA. The Vice Chancellor offered a citation and shawl to the family members of the deceased as a token of tribute.
The Vice-Chancellor Professor Najma Akhtar paid her tribute to the lost lives and honored retired teachers. Prof. Akhtar mentioned the hard work of teachers during the ongoing pandemic recognized their selfless efforts towards the university that has led to national and international accolades. Professor Mohammad Miyan also paid his homage to the teachers who were no more among them. He asked the teachers to further expand the dimensions of their reach to educate the needy and lower strata of society.
He narrated how Jamia was shaped by the selfless efforts of founders and teachers who worked under the guidance of Gandhi Ji and Muslim intelligentsia to teach India.Teachers’ Day is an occasion to celebrate the passion of teaching and the noble profession of imparting education. Teachers not only carry the task of teaching but also perform the responsibility of carrying research and extension work of University.
The teacher explores the unseen and seeks out truth and this self-motivation is a catalyst in the process of nation-building and leading humanity to excel, said Professor Nafis Ahmad, Vice President of Association. Secretary of JTA, Dr. Mohammad Irfan Qureshi said that “this Teachers’ Day is however different in many ways; we have lost some of our precious colleagues and wonderful teachers recently due to the global pandemic. JTA recognizes their contribution towards the noble profession of teaching and research, besides extending and performing additional duties for the Institution selflessly. We have recognized and honored their services through a token of respect.
Further, as per the annual practice to organize a function in the Honor of the Retired Teachers, JTA felicitated the superannuated teachers on the Teachers’ Day through love and respect by presenting memento and shawl. Recently retired teachers shared their memories and experiences of their academic journey and belongingness to Jamia that would guide the younger faculty steering their career and varsity university.As a first, the JTA is also institutionalizing by starting to honor the colleagues who have been recognized Internationally and Nationally for their excellent contributions and endeavors in academics, research and administration in recent times.
LIST: In the Honour of Teachers on Teachers’ Day (September 05, 2021)Tribute (Posthumous)Professor Mohammad RafatProfessor Shafique A. AnsariProfessor Rizwan QiaserProfessor Kadloor SavitriDr. Abhay Kr. ShandliyaDr. Nabila SadiqSuperannuated Teachers (Last 2 years; In alphabetical order)Professor Abdur RasheedProfessor Ahrar HusainProfessor Ali MohammadProfessor Anita SharmaProfessor Ataur Rahman KhanProfessor Ejaz HusainProfessor Furqan AhmadProfessor Ghyasur Rahman SyedProfessor Hamid Ehsan AkhterProfessor Ilyas HusainProfessor Intezar KhanProfessor Iraq Raza ZaidiProfessor Janki RajanProfessor Mehtab ManzarProfessor Mohammad IshtiaqueProfessor Mohammad IslamProfessor Mohammad KamilProfessor Mohammad Mazahir Ali KhanProfessor Mohammad RafatProfessor Mohammad SamiProfessor Mohammad Yakub ShareefProfessor Muazzam Jahun Nabi KhanProfessor N. U. KhanProfessor Islam NawazProfessor Rabia AhmadProfessor Rumki BasuProfessor S. M. Khalid Ali HamidiProfessor S.A.M PashaProfessor Sajid Zaheer AmaniProfessor Sarita KohliProfessor Satish Kumar Bhati Professor Mahendra Pal SharmaProfessor Shahnaz ParveenProfessor Sher AliProfessor Syed Mohammad AkhtarProfessor Syeda Azra KhursheedProfessor Wahajuddin Ahmed AlviRecent Notable AchieversProfessor Rumki BasuProfessor Imran AliProfessor Rihan Khan Suri Professor Zahid Ashraf