PSAJK organises conference on birth anniversary of Sir Syed Ahmad Khan at SKICC Sgr

Srinagar, Oct 17 (KNS): Private Schools,"Association Jammu and Kashmir today organized a conference on the birth anniversary of Great Educationist, philosopher and one of the architects of modern India, late Sir Syed Ahmed Khan at SKICC Srinagar.

Vice Chancellor Cluster University Srinagar, Prof Qayyum Hussain, Former Vice Chancellor IUST, Prof Mushtaq Ahmed Siddique, Senior Counsel Supreme Court Adv Zaffar Shah, Prof Hameed Naseem Rafiabadi and Prof Muslim Jaan were among the speakers on this occasion. In his wecome address, Mr G. N. Var, President Private Schools' Association JK said that Late Sir Syed Ahmad Khan has been relevant in all times and will be so for all times to come.

Var said that this is an initiative to celebrate Sir Syed Day by the private sector in education in an organized way. He said that this will be a routine affair of the private education sector in future so that we can create awareness among the masses about the message and mission of Late Sir Syed Ahmed Khan.

Var said that lively nations have the honour that they remember and respect their assets. Prof Hameed Naseem Rafiabadi, in his address highlighted the mission and the social activism of Late Sir Syed Ahmed Khan.

Prof Rafiabadi said that Sir Syed persuaded his community in achieving modern education so as to survive in the world. Prof Mushtaq Ahmed Siddique in his address underlined the need of scientific knowledge and latest technology so as to be at par with the contemporary world. Prof Siddique treated Late Sir Syed Ahmed Khan as the best reformer in the education sector.

Prof Muslim Jaan termed Late Sir Syed Ahmed Khan as a visionary of 19th century.

Advocate Zaffar Shah said that education is the basis of all developments and achievements and this was the message of late Sir Syed Ahmed Khan. Advocate Shah hailed the private schools for their contribution in education sector and said that private schools are Sir Syeds of modern era.

Prof Qayyum Hussain in his address appreciated the Private schools association for conducting such an event in the commemoration of great educationist and reformer Late Sir Syed Ahmed Khan.

The conference was attended by large number of scholas, academicians and veterans from all walks of life. Mir Fayaz Ahmed, District President EJAC, Manzoor Ahmed Wangnoo,a renowned social worker, Ab Maajid Bhat, district coordinator PSAJK, G. N. Shakir, secretary PSAJK Abdul Lateef, head Nature Care Counseling Center were among the notable persons present on the occasion. (KNS)

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