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The Vice Chancellor of Aligarh Muslim University, Prof. P. K. Abdul Azis handed over the charge to Prof. S. Mehdi Abbas Rizvi, Dean, Faculty of Engineering and Technology, the senior most Dean among the members of the Executive Council under Statute 2(7) of the Statutes of the University.
While assuming the charge, Prof. Rizvi has said that the AMU Centres established in Murshidabad and Malappuram and up-gradation of University maintained schools projects as well as the phenomenal growth in ICT facility were notable achievements of the outgoing Vice Chancellor that meaningfully contribute to the advancement of AMU. A large number of University officials were present during the handling and taking over charge ceremony held at Vice Chancellor’s Lodge. Prior to charge giving programme, Prof. Azis was given an emotional farewell.
In a good-bye message to all AMU stakeholders, the outgoing VC said in a written message that the four and half years’ period that he spent at the Aligarh Muslim University was most fascinating and in essence filled with rewarding reminiscence of great value. He appealed to the students that they were the ‘hope of the nation’ and should shine in their studies. He placed on record his deep sense of gratitude to everyone for the support and appreciation extended to him throughout his stay in AMU.