By TCN News
Aligarh : Taking Aligarh Muslim University’s teaching standards to new heights, Professor Ghufran Ahmad associated with the Department of Ilmul Advia, Hakim Ajmal Khan Tibbiya College, was recently conferred the ‘Best Teacher Award’ by the Ministry of AYUSH, Government of India at a function held in Hyderabad.
Professor Ahmad received the award in presence of Union Minister of AYUSH Shripad Yesso Naik; Minister of Labour and Employment, Shri Bandaru Dattatreya; Deputy Chief Minister of Telangana State Mohmood Ali and Minister of Health, Telangana state, Shri C Laxman Reddy. The award was conferred on the first ever Unani Day celebrations.
The award was given to Prof Ahmad in ‘Drug Research’ category. This award carries a certificate, memento and a cash prize of Rs 5 lakh.
Meanwhile, Professor Ahmad has also been felicitated for the achievement at a function at AMU’s Tibbiya College. The felicitation programme was organised by the Department of Ilmul Advia in which the Prof M M Wamiq Ameen, Dean, Faculty of Unani Medicine; Dr Saud Ali Khan, Principal, Tibbiya College; Prof Naeem Ahmad Khan, Former Dean, Faculty of Unani Medicine; Prof Iqbal Ahmad, Chairperson, Department of Ilmul Advia and Professor Abdul Latif were also present.
The function was also attended by chairpersons of various Tibbya College Departments and other staff members.
Professor Ahmad has more that more than 80 research papers, two books, a chapter and a research project of Ministry of AYUSH on the standards of Pharmapoeal drugs to his credit.
He is associated with many Government bodies and is actively contributing in the policy programmes of research and higher education of Unani medicine.