Jamia owes great deal to Modi for its growth, says Najma at Modi@20: Dreams Meet Delivery; Indresh main speaker
A seminar on the book “Modi@20: Dreams Meet Delivery” was organised today in the Auditorium, Faculty of Engineering & Technology, Jamia Millia Islamia.
Arjun Munda, Minister for Tribal Affairs, Government of India was the Chief Guest of the function and Indresh Kumar Margdarshak, Muslim Rashtriya Manch (MRM) was the main speaker. Prof Pankaj Mittal, Secretary General, Association of Indian Universities (AIU), Prof. Saroj Sharma, Chairperson, National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS), Dr Khwaja Iftikhar Ahmad and Prof GC Pant, D/o Sanskrit, JMI were the other eminent speakers in the seminar.
Meanwhile, as the seminar was being held some students belonging to students’ organisations protested against the event at Jamia Ghalib statue far from the seminar event.
JMI Vice Chancellor Prof Najma Akhtar presided over the function and welcomed the Chief Guest & other dignitaries. She then introduced the Chief Guest and main speaker to the audience.
The Vice Chancellor in her address said, “In the past Jamia has had the fortune of being nurtured by the noble souls like Mahatma Gandhi. And in the present, it has been blessed with the generous and continuous support of our visionary and proactive Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, whose transformative leadership has enabled us to reaffirm our creative engagement. Jamia owes a great deal to our Prime Minister for its exponential growth and its achievements, figuring among three topmost universities of our nation.”
In his address Manda said Prime Minister Narendra Modi has developed a thought in people to look at things differently. His conceptualization and understanding of issues is very much clear and different from others. He patiently listens to his team members, gives clear directions for implementation and looks at every issue with national & international interest.
Indresh Kumar in his address mentioned how Prime Minister Narendra Modi is trying to bring minorities to the mainstream and that is why the government has launched a number of schemes for them. He also spoke about India’s pluralistic culture and unity. He focused on the points how every citizen of the country can contribute towards the nation building while maintaining their individual identities.
The eminent speakers threw ample light on every aspect of the book that attempts to underscore Prime Minister’s personality, motto and his vision of ‘Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas aur Sabka Vishwas’ .
The vote of thanks was proposed by Prof. Nazim Husain Jafri, Registrar, JMI.