Hyderabad: Noted Persian scholar Professor Syed Ainul Hasan on Wednesday took charge as the fifth Vice-Chancellor of the Maulana Azad National Urdu University(MANUU). He took over the charge from Professor SM Rahmatullah, Vice-Chancellor I/c.
The Union education ministry, on July 22, appointed Ainul Hasan as the fifth Vice-Chancellor of MANUU.
MANUU has the power and ability to attain new heights, be with me, I am with you, declared Prof Syed Ainul Hasan, who is also a well known poet from Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi.
On the occasion of his joining the office, Prof Syed Ainul Hassan vowed to work collectively with all three stake holders of the Institution, students, teachers and non-teaching staff.
Prof Syed Ainul Hassan stressed the need to have total harmony and coordination between all the stakeholders to take the University forward. Prof. Siddiqui Mohd Mahmood, Registrar I/c was also present on the occasion.
The outgoing Vice-Chancellor I/c Prof SM Rahmatullah in his welcome remarks pointed out that MANUU is lucky to have an acclaimed scholar of Persian and a seasoned administrator as Vice-Chancellor. He pointed out that Prof Ainul Hasan did not stop taking the classes even after receiving the appointment order as Vice Chancellor.
Prof Rahmatullah further said that the university is on the path of development in a peaceful environment and under the leadership of the new Vice Chancellor it will continue to flourish. While acknowledging the efforts of MANUU’s former Vice Chancellors, he said that the University has a unique identity because of their efforts, we need to preserve it.
Later, Prof Ainul Hassan while interacting with teaching, non-teaching heads and representatives of associations of MANUU asked them to collaborate with other institutions and send their proposals. He assured that every step will be taken by collective advise.
Different heads of departments and associations also welcome the newly appointed Vice-Chancellor by presenting bouquets and mementos.