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Prez nod for establishment of AMU campuses

By TCN News,

Aligarh: Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) achieved another milestone towards establishing its off-centre campuses as Visitor of the university President of India has approved the amendments /additions in the statutes of the university for the establishment and maintenance of the centres at Murshidabad (West Bengal) and Malappuram (Kerala).

Vice Chancellor Prof. P. K. Abdul Azis while addressing a press conference yesterday expressed happiness at the new development. “The permission received from the Honorable President of India in her capacity as the Visitor of the University has further unlocked the potential of AMU. It is a moment of exultation for the entire AMU community because with this the university is adding a glorious chapter in its long history of serving the national cause.”

AMU VC Addressing the Press Conference

“The commencement of AMU centres in Murshidabad and Malappuram is indicating the birth of two Universities. These centres will be under the absolute authority and control of AMU Executive Council and Court. By 2020, when AMU will be celebrating its Centenary as a Central University, these centres will be full-fledged campuses with potential to become universities” he said.

He called upon the students, teachers and other staff to display the vision and dynamism needed to achieve the goals and urged the AMU fraternity to come forward and support the establishment of these two centres as world class centres for higher education, research and training.