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Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Haj Balloting held at AIT

By Abdul Qadir Qureshi

(Pakistan News & Features Services)

The second Haj Balloting of Aligarh Institute of Technology (AIT)  was held on Friday..

The Convener Managing Committee AIT along with other MC members were present on the occasion.

Following were the two successful candidates along with two back up candidates.
1.    Muhammad Siraj                           Maintenance Dept.,
2.    S.M.  Nasir Ali                                 Sports Officer

Back-up Candidates:
1.    Obaid Akhtar                                 Caretaker
2.    Muhammad Shahzad Khan         Transport Dept.,

In case  any successful candidate becomes unable to perform Hajj  due to any reason, back-up candidates in serial order will be allowed to perform Haj in their place.

All the above candidates are advised to submit copy of their passports to the Administrative Officer to check their validity.

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Veteran Aligarhian passes away

By Abdul Qadir Qureshi
(Pakistan News & Features Services)

Muneer Muhammad Khan, Member, Executive Committee, Aligarh Muslim University Old Boys Association (AMUOBA) who passed away on January 13 was laid to rest at the DHA Graveyard in Karachi the following day. 

His Namaz-e-Janaza was offered at Mubarak Masjid in DHA Phase V Extension after Asr prayers which was attended by a large number of fellow Aligarhians, friends and relatives. 

Meanwhile in a condolence message, Engr Anwar Ali, Vice President, AMUOBA, has expressed his profound grief and sorrow over the death of Muneer Mohammed Khan and prayed that may Allah SWT rest the departed soul in eternal peace and grant fortitude to bereaved family to bear this loss.

Hajj balloting at AIT


By Abdul Qadir Qureshi
(Pakistan News & Features Services)

The Aligarh Institute of Technology (AIT) has, for the first time, introduced Hajj ballot scheme for its employees and staff, Engr Anwer Ali, Convenor AIT, announced.

According to him, commencing from this year, the AIT will send two persons to hold land to perform the sacred ritual of Hajj at AIT expenses. 

He disclosed that two lucky employees were selected through ballot held at the AIT Auditorium on January 10. 

Engr Anwer Ali said that in order to facilitate the female employees, if they emerged successful in the ballot, the AIT was also going bear the expenses of her spouse/mehram. 

Meanwhile the staff of AIT has welcomed and praised the management for introducing Haj Balloting scheme, which is set to become a regular annual feature. 

They thanked Engr Anwer Ali, Convener AIT, for taking this noble step and expressed the hope that this practice will continue in future as well.

Monday, August 21, 2017

SSUET excels in Independence Day Swimming contest


By Abdul Qadir Qureshi 
(Pakistan News & Features Services)
The Sir Syed University of Engineering and Technology (SSUET) excelled in the Independence Day Open Swimming Championship staged at the Defence Authority Creek Club to celebrate the 70th Independence Day of Pakistan. 

The SSUET took three medals in the event which was jointly organized by the Defence Authority Creek Club and the Pakistan Marine Academy. Mohammad Ahmed claimed silver medal in 50m freestyle and bronze medal in 50m butterfly while Hyder earned bronze in 100m breaststroke. 

The Convener of the Aligarh Institute of Technology (AIT), Engr Syed Anwer Ali, who is also the Vice President of the Aligarh Muslim University Old Boys Association (AMUOBA), honoured the members of the SSUET swimming team and congratulated them on their worthy efforts in the open championship contested by 14 institutes from all over the province.

The Sindh Sports Minister, Sardar Mohammad Baksh Khan Maher, was the chief guest in the prize distribution ceremony which was also attended by Secretary of the Defence Authority Creek Club, Brig Sajid Iqbal Jadoon, and Commodore Akbar Naqi, Commandant, Pakistan Marine Academy. 

The Independence Day Open Swimming Championship was recognized as a success story by the participants and the hosts were appreciated for having conducted the event nicely. 

In fact the Sindh Sports Minister was so much impressed with the facilities at the venue and he considered it to be an ideal host for future swimming competitions. 

Cake cutting also took place and it was followed by a flag retrieving ceremony, conducted with traditional fervor and enthusiasm.

Champions Trophy hero Ruuman Raees visits SSUET


By Abdul Qadir Qureshi
(Pakistan News & Features Services)

The Sir Syed University of Engineering and Technology (SSUET) was set alight by the visit of left-arm fast bowler Rumman Raees, one of the heroes of the ICC Champions Trophy Cricket Tournament 2017, as part of the celebrations of Pakistan’s 70th Independence Day. 

The Convener of the Aligarh Institute of Technology (AIT), Engr Syed Anwer Ali, who is also the Vice President of the Aligarh Muslim University Old Boys Association (AMUOBA), greeted the cricket hero and described him as a role model for the youngsters. 

Engr Anwer Ali, himself an all-round cricketer of merit, lavishly praised the performance of Pakistan’s cricket team which saw them win the Champions Trophy in England against all odds.

Rumman Raees, who was one of three debutants in the tournament, performed exceedingly well in his only appearance and he was very rightly hailed as one of the heroes. 

“It’s in the fitness of things that the Champions Trophy winning Pakistani cricketers returned home to a heroic welcome wherever they went around. It was heartening to watch the fans thronging the airports and gathering outside their residences to celebrate the triumph,” Engr Anwar Ali reckoned. 

“All the members of the team deserved credit for having made the nation proud with their outstanding performance. From skipper Sarfraz Ahmed down to Rumman Raees all of them deserve to be hailed as heroes,” he added.

“The presence of Rumman Raees here at the SSUET has thrilled us and what an occasion he has chosen to be with us. His presence in the Independence Day celebrations has made all of us excited and ecstatic,” Engr Anwar Ali complimented. 

Rumman Raees is a welcome addition to the list of high quality left-arm fast bowlers produced by Pakistan. He had come to the limelight in the inaugural edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) in 2016 and he was duly rewarded with Pakistan debut in a T20 International against West Indies later the same year.

He turned out to one of the star performers of the second edition of the PSL in 2017 during which he picked up no less than a dozen wickets in just seven matches. He was chosen for the limited-overs leg of Pakistan's West Indies tour in April 2017 but was originally omitted from the Champions Trophy squad. 

It was the injury to Wahab Riaz during the course of the event in England which created a vacancy and Rumman Raees was drafted in as replacement. 

He made his memorable debut in One-day Internationals in the high voltage semifinal against England after Mohammad Aamir had to pull out at th

Friday, August 18, 2017

SSUET wins tug of war contest


By Abdul Qadir Qureshi
(Pakistan News & Features Services)

The Sir Syed University of Engineering and Technology (SSUET) emerged victorious in the Independence Day tug of war competition organized by the Karachi Tug of War Association (KTWA) at the Customs Sports Complex housed in Federal-B-Area. 

The SSUET won the Independence Day contest by overpowering Central Fitness Club who was soundly beaten in a couple of successive rounds. 

The Convener AIT, Engr Syed Anwer Ali, who is also the Vice President of the Aligarh Muslim University Old Boys Association (AMUOBA), was the chief guest in the prize distribution ceremony. 

Engr Anwer Ali, himself an active sportsman, praised the efforts of the organizers in promoting the sport of tug of war which is an ancient athletic contest between two teams who haul at the opposite ends of a rope. 

He spoke about the significance of sports in building a healthy society, urging all the stakeholders to work jointly to achieve the common goal. 

The Secretary of the Sindh Olympic Association (SOA), Ahmed Ali Rajput, also attended the presenting ceremony alngwith the officials of the KTWA.

Friday, August 11, 2017

Advance computer lab inaugurated at AIT


By Abdul Qadir Qureshi
(Pakistan News & Features Services)

The Aligarh Institute of Technology (AIT) added another feather in its cap by strengthening its DAE-CIT department whose advance computer lab was equipped with a fleet of 25 more computers with latest configuration and multi-media projectors. 

The Director Academy and Training, Sindh Technical Education and Vocational Training (STEVTA), Engr Liaquat Ali Jamro, who was the chief guest on the occasion, did the honours at a graceful inauguration ceremony. 

The Convener AIT, Engr Syed Anwer Ali, who is also the Vice President of the Aligarh Muslim University Old Boys Association (AMUOBA), in his brief speech, observed that greater emphasis was being laid on the promotion of academic and sports activities for an all round development of the students.

Engr Anwer Ali, the motivating force behind the phenomenal success of the AIT in the recent past, announced that there were concrete plans to provide more facilities to the students as well as to the staff in the near future. 

Shahid Jamil, Head of the DAE-CIT department, informed the audience about the academic and welfare facilities that AIT was offering to its students. 

The chief guest was taken round the new laboratory and he greatly appreciated the facilities being provided by the AIT. He enquired about the equipment and software facilities.

Engr Liaquat Ali Jamro acknowledged the efforts of the AIT Convener, Engr Anwer Ali, and its Principal Prof Dr Mahmood Khan Pathan in the development of the institution. 

He recognized the AIT as the top most institution for technical education in Sindh, assuring his full support for further development of the Institute. 

Syed Rehan Ali, Incharge Evening Programmes, presented the vote of thanks while souvenirs were presented to chief guest by the Convener and the Principal of AIT.

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

AIT, SSUET staff pleasantly surprised

By Abdul Qadir Qureshi
(Pakistan News & Features Services)

The lower grade staffers of the Sir Syed University of Engineering and Technology (SSUET) as well as the Aligarh Institute of Technology (AIT) were pleasantly surprised at having received ‘Eidi’ before Eid-ul-Fitr. 

The surprise was given by Engr Anwar Ali, Convenor AIT and Vice-President Aligarh Muslim University Old Boys Association (AMUOBA) who distributed Eidi among some 350 employees. 

 Around 200 employees of the SSUET in Grade 1 and Grade 2 and about 150 of the AIT also in Grade 1 and 2 including lower salary staff received Eidi from Engr Anwar Ali. 

"Our objective was to share with them the happy moments of Eid-ul-Fitr,” Engr Anwar Ali remarked, adding that the recipients of Eidi included naib qasids, juniors, clerks, drivers and security guards.

Saturday, January 9, 2016

SSUET Chancellor declares technically skilled persons as assets

By Abdul Qadir Qureshi
(Pakistan News & Features Services)

Jawaid Anwar, Chancellor, Sir Syed University of Engineering and Technology (SSUET), and Chairman, Managing Committee, Aligarh Institute of Technology (AIT), has declared the technically skilled persons as assets for the country. 

“Technical education is vital for the growth of any country. There is a huge demand for technical education in modern age as it imparts knowledge of specific craft or profession. Technical education opens the door for employment and successful career,” he observed while speaking as the chief guest in the ceremony held to award gold medals to the AIT students having earned first positions in the examinations of Sindh Board of Technical Education (SBTE). 

“The Aligarh Institute of Technology (AIT) is providing modern facilities to the students according to the contemporary standards. Highly qualified, experienced and skilled faculty is available at the institute to teach and groom students in an environment cordial for learning,” Chancellor Jawaid Anwar observed. 

“We must focus on the education of our children because they are the future of the country. People roped with technical skills are an asset for a country and they may take the country to economic prosperity,” he added. 

Chancellor Jawaid Anwar, who is also the President of the Aligarh Muslim University Old Boys Association (AMUOBA), recognized the services of the philanthropist Aslam Shah, especially for giving gold medals and scholarships to the position holders and bright students of AIT. 

“We have a lot of talented and brilliant students here at the AIT and their resounding success in the SBTE examinations is a testimonial of their dedication and deep love to learning,” he stated. 

Speaking on the occasion, Vice President, AMUOBA, Syed Anwar Ali remarked that technical education was vitally important and useful in the present day society, because unlike graduates, diploma holders get jobs easily and they don’t have to run around for getting jobs. 

“The AIT is our first priority and we are endeavoring to help it scale greater heights,” he said. Special mention was made of eminent businessman and philanthropist Younus Shah alias Piyare Mian, who had a great contribution in establishing the AIT, and now his son Aslam Shah was carrying forward his father’s mission. 

Their support for the development and promotion of education was acknowledged and the decision to award scholarship and gold medals to position-holders of the SBTE, in order to encourage students, was commended.

Thursday, November 26, 2015

AIT secured top three positions in Annual SBTE Examination 2015

By Abdul Qadir Qureshi
(Pakistan News & Features Services)

The Aligarh Institute of Technology (AIT) has once again secured top three positions in DAE Biomedical Technology, in Annual Sindh Board of Technical Education (SBTE) Examination 2015.

Bismah Inam secured 1st position with 80.71%, Sadaq Shahid got 2nd position with 80.46% and Rida Taqi gained 3rd position with 80.37%. 

The AIT has been achieving this distinctive honour for the last three consecutive years which is definitely a great achievement by AIT students and the credit goes to Nazish Tariq, HOD, and faculty member of Bio-Medical department who have made consistent efforts to bring out the commendable performance by the students. 

The Chancellor of the Sir Syed University of Engineering & Technology (SSUET), Jawaid Anwar, has congratulated with the position holders, the Principal AIT and the other staff members on bringing more laurels to the institution.

Thursday, May 14, 2015

AIT organize engineering & IT fair

By Abdul Qadir Qureshi
(Pakistan News & Features Services)

The Aligarh Institute of Technology (AIT), Karachi, organized an impressive 8th Engineering & IT Fair 2015 showcasing over 300 innovative projects, designed and produced by its students.

The fair, inaugurated by the Chancellor of the Sir Syed University of Engineering & Technology (SSUET), Engr. Mohammad Adil Usman, was largely attended by the students, faculty members, corporate professionals and dignitaries. 

Speaking on the occasion, Chancellor Adil Usman observed that engineering & IT fairs reflected the result of students’ capacity, skills and experience in tangible form. 

“The event has shown how creatively charged students successfully transformed their innovative ideas and concepts into cost-effective commercially viable products,” he complimented. 

He later went round the Fair and appreciated the projects on display and highly appreciated the efforts of the students for producing best results in their respective fields of studies and applying practical use of their knowledge in a true sense. 

He urged upon the students to continuously keep themselves updated with the latest information and knowledge in the area of learning so as to be able to compete in the market and industry. 

The Chancellor described the projects on display as innovative and motivational. Technical education provides a boost to economic advancement and plays a significant role in the national human resource development creating skilled manpower, enhancing industrial productivity and improving the quality of life. 

Among others, Mukhtar Ahmed Naqvi, General Secretary, AMUOBA, Shajar Ali Hashmi, Convenor AIT, Masood Alam, Zafar Hasnain and Prof. Dr. Hilal Qureshi were also present on the occasion.

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Yousuf Siddiqi’s passes away


By Abdul Qadir Qureshi
(Pakistan News & Features Services)

The Senior Vice President of the Aligarh Muslim University Old Boys Association (AMUOBA) and the Convener of the Aligarh Institute of Technology (AIT), Yousuf Siddiqi, passed away in Karachi in the early hours of January 6. He was also a former Member (Technical) of the now defunct Karachi Development Authority (KDA).

He was 78, having left behind two sons and three daughters besides a large number of friends, relatives and his colleagues in the AMUOBA to mourn his death. 

He was laid to rest at Milk Plant graveyard near Hasan Square. Earlier his Namaz-e-Janaza was offered at Masjid Baitiul Mukarram. 

The funeral was largely attended by the top officials of the Sir Syed University of Engineering & Technology (SSUET) and the AIT, faculty members besides members of AMUOBA, friends and relatives. 

The President AMUOBA and Chancellor SSUET, Engr Mohammad Adil Usman, has expressed his profound grief and sorrow over the sudden demise of Yousuf Siddiqi and prayed to Allah to rest the departed soul in eternal peace and grant fortitude to bereaved family to bear the great loss. 

He also visited the residence of Yousuf Siddiqi and offered his heartfelt condolences to the family members. 

He termed the death of Yousuf Siddiqi as a great loss and paid rich compliment to him for his dedicated services for the causes of the SSUET and the AIT. 

“We have lost a great friend, a true Aligarhian and a close associate,” the Chancellor said while paying tributes to Yousuf Siddiqi adding that his efforts for the promotion of quality education in the Sir Syed University as a founding member were truly commendable. 

Meanwhile the Vice-Chancellor SSUET, Prof Dr Jawaid H Rizvi and Registrar, Syed Abrar Ali, also visited the residence of Yousufr Siddiqi and offered their heartfelt condolences to the grieved family members. 

Prominent Aligarhians and members of the AMUOBA kept visiting the residence of Yousuf Siddiqi since morning to condole the demise of their close associate. 

Yousuf Siddiqi was also the member of SSUET’s Board of Governors besides being a member of Academic Council and Finance and Planning Committee of the university.

Monday, May 21, 2012

Engineering & IT Fair 2012 held at Aligarh Institute of Technology

By Abdul Qadir Qureshi

The Chancellor of the Sir Syed University of Engineering and Technology (SSUET), Engr Z A Nizami, has observed that technical education provides a boost to the economic advancement and plays a significant role in the national human resource development creating skilled manpower, enhancing industrial productivity and improving the quality of life in general. 
He was speaking as chief guest at the 6th Engineering & IT Fair 2012 organized by the Aligarh Institute of Technology (AIT) at their campus in Karachi.
Appreciating the exhibits on display, Chancellor Nizami highly complimented the efforts of the students who, he reckoned, are producing best results in their respective fields of studies and applying practical use of their knowledge in a true sense. 
Speaking on the occasion, Convener AIT, and Vice-President of the Aligarh Muslim University Old Boys' Association (AMUOBA), Engr. Muhammad Adil Usman, called upon the students to continuously keep themselves updated with latest information and knowledge in the area of learning to help compete in the market and industry. 
The Engineering & IT Fair is an annual event organized by AIT and its basic purpose is to provide Students of BS (Compter Science) and students of diploma programme a platform to showcase their talents.
He described the projects on display as innovative and motivational and believed that these would enhance the employability skill of the students. He announced that the AIT will soon be introducing a new technology - Bio-informative technology. 
The 6th Engineering & IT Fair attracted a very large number of visitors and proved to be a commendable venture of projects on displa, highlighting the interplay of academics, business and technology. 
Around more than 300 projects were on display at the fair. Guests from various universities, institutes and technocrats from industries also visited the fair to act as judges for the competition.
Later prizes were distributed among the top three winners in seven categories. Chancellor Z A Nizami gaveaway the prizes to the students of Computer Science and Electronic departments. 
The projects Shopping Cart System of Computer Science department and Digital Clock by using seven segment display of Electronic department secured first prizes in the competition. 
I A Usmani, and Convenor AIT, Muhammad Adil Usman, also presented prizes to the winning students.