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Monday, May 15, 2017

SSUET hold prominent place in academic sector: Chancellor


By Abdul Qadir Qureshi
(Pakistan News & Features Services)

The Chancellor of the Sir Syed University of Engineering and Technology (SSUET) Jawaid Anwar firmly believed that his institution holds a prominent place in the academic sector due to its high standard of education and the training it imparts to its students.
"The graduates of the SSUET hold leading positions in many national and international organizations, where they are proving their metal and are fully equipped to take on the challenges of present and future requirements,” he remarked in an interview. 

Pointing out that this is an era of knowledge-based economy in which small countries such as Singapore and South Korea have excelled, the Chancellor asserted that keeping the importance of education in mind, the access to, and use of modern technological education are central to social development and the key to the evolution of human civilization. 

“Keeping this important factor in mind, the SSUET has been established to advance the concepts and ideology of the great thinker, scholar and social reformer, Sir Syed Ahmed Khan, who not only promoted education but was instrumental in the progress of Muslims and Islamic renaissance,” the Chancellor said. 

"Aligned with the philosophy of Sir Syed Ahmed Khan, the Aligarh Muslim University Old Boys Association (AMUOBA) had established the SSUET, the first engineering university in the private sector where ideas are encouraged and all resources mobilized to promote research, innovation and development activities while special incentives offered to the faculty members for research work so that they may pursue it with full concentration and dedication," he added. 

Chancellor Jawaid Anwar informed that besides new programmes, the university has introduced new engineering and science departments keeping the present day challenges in mind 

"We have given a new direction to SSUET to meet all the standards set by Higher Education Commission (HEC) and to make the university an exemplary institution so much so the HEC has maintained the highest rating for the university,” he concluded.

Friday, April 7, 2017

SSUET Chancellor greets eminent scholars


By Abdul Qadir Qureshi
(Pakistan News & Features Services)

Jawaid Anwar, Chancellor, Sir Syed University of Engineering and Technology (SSUET), Karachi, warmly welcomed Prof Dr Ghani-ul-Akram Sabzwari and Prof Dr Nasim Fatima, two of the most prolific library science scholars of the country, who called on him at the campus on April 6.

The SSUET Chancellor wholeheartedly congratulated the duo for their accomplishments in the field of library science, particularly their contribution in running the Library Promotion Bureau (LPB) for more than 50 years. 

“You have done an exceptional service to the nation. Your scholastic brilliance has inspired and motivated a lot of people of various generations. You have not only enriched the arena of library science but you have also made a significant contribution to Urdu literature. Your achievements merit wider recognition,” the Chancellor complimented. 

“It’s really marvelous that you have continued working with missionary zeal without caring for the support from the other stakeholders. That should be the spirit. We should do our best without waiting for others to do it. You have proved your selflessness by devoting your life to the cause of the profession without being materialistic at any stage,” Chancellor Jawaid Anwar added.

Prof Dr Ghani-ul-Akram Sabzwari and Prof Dr Nasim Fatima presented copies of their latest books to the SSUET Chancellor who gifted them a copy of his iconic publication ‘Muslim World Almanac’ to both the learned guests. 

The Chancellor shared the programmes being held in connection with the 200th birth anniversary of the legendary Sir Syed Ahmed Khan which is being celebrated during the current year by the Aligarh Muslim University Old Boys Association (AMUOBA) of which he is the President. 

Both the distinguished scholars appreciated the vision of the AMUOBA and they conveyed their best wishes for the success of the ongoing programmes aimed at educating the present generation about the monumental role of Sir Syed Ahmed Khan in the reawakening of Muslims of South Asia. 

“A lot has been written on Sir Syed over the years. But we need to keep reminding the youth in particular about the various aspects of his personality. More books should be published to highlight his contributions and the electronic and digital media should also be used for spreading the word,” they reckoned. 

The meeting was also attended by Arshad Khan, Secretary General, AMUOBA, and Dr Amna Khatoon, a member of Executive Committee of the Pakistan Library Association (PLA), Sindh Chapter.

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Jawaid Anwar takes over as SSUET Chancellor


By Abdul Qadir Qureshi
(Pakistan News & Features Services)

The newly elected President of the Aligarh Muslim University Old Boys Association (AMUOBA), Jawaid Anwar, on November 2, took over as the new Chancellor of the Sir Syed University of Engineering and Technology (SSUET), Karachi, replacing Engr Adil Usman who lost to him in the AMUOBA elections held on October 31.

In his first address to the faculty members and senior AMUOBA members in the university’s conference room, Chancellor Jawaid Anwar vowed to carry the SSUET to continuous improvement with the cooperation of every one. 

“We have to move forward without looking back at the drawbacks as it will not serve any purpose,” he stated. 

The Chancellor emphasized upon every one to show performance if they want to carry the university ahead towards cherished goals and said that it would be possible only with the cooperation of every one here support of whom is imperative. 

Jawaid Anwar pointed out that there are lot of working opportunities and what was needed is only to effectively exploit them. 
He stated that the main focus will be to maintain merit in every department and section and for this purpose there will be audit of performance of every department and in the light of the same future policies will be devised. 

He made it clear that politicking will not find any space as this only weakened the organizations while our effort will be to make the institution stronger. 

Earlier welcoming the new Chancellor, SSUET’s Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Jawaid H Rizvi assured full cooperation to the Chancellor in the fulfillment of his mission of taking the university towards meritorious goals and said that continued improvement in the university will be ensured. 

The Registrar, Engr Syed Abrar Ali, also welcomed the new Chancellor on behalf of the university and said that he is known to every one as a senior Aligarhian since very long. 

He added that with his national and international experience to his credit, the Chancellor Jawaid Anwar will sewe tremendous development. 

Besides some senior Aligarhians, the newly elected Vice-Presidents Syed Anwar Ali and Abdul Rasheed Khan, General Secretary, Mohammed Arshad, Joint Secretary (Sports), Waqas Jawaid Bukhar, Joint Secretary (Academic) Shajar Ali Hashmi were also present on the occasion.