Hyderabad: The Drama club and Department of Women Education (DWE) at Maulana Azad National Urdu University (MANUU) jointly organized ‘Ignited Minds – an Open Mic’ at the Amphitheatre, MANUU campus.
This was the fifth Open Mic program in which a total of 12 students presented a wide range of talents, including storytelling, poetry, ghazal, mime, mono-act, and a special presentation by the University Drama Club. .
Meraj Ahmad, Cultural Coordinator said that, “University organizes various programmes, but the purpose of open mic is to give a stage to students, who have talent but do not get an opportunity to showcase it. The aim is to bring out their hidden talent and to improve it. Whatever the student presents at Open Mic is their own writing – a small start for them,’’
Mushira Ashraf, Research Scholar, Department of Mass Communication and Journalism, anchored the programme and gave a comprehensive introduction about the Open Mic.
‘Disaster Management should help everyone’: Prof. Ainul Hasan
Hyderabad: “Our country being large and diverse can have many problems and disaster management courses will help everyone know about it’, said Prof. Syed Ainul Hasan, Vice-Chancellor, Maulana Azad National Urdu University (MANUU) in the valedictory session of 6 days short-term course on disaster management. The course organized by UGC-Human Resource Development Centre (HRDC) at MANUU was inaugurated on March 13, 2023.
Prof. Saneem Fatima, Director, UGC-HRDC said that “We ensured that the course covered full spectrum in disaster management. Lectures covered areas related to earthquakes, Oceanic disasters, and the Tsunami early warning systems, disaster mitigation,’’
Resource persons from Mahatma Gandhi University, Nalgonda and University of Hyderabad were invited for programme besides MANUU faculty. Senior scientists from The National Geophysical Research Institute (NGRI) and the Indian Ocean Centre for Ocean Information Services (INCOIS) were also invited to train the participants.
The centre also organized a field visit of the participants to NGRI. The programme was attended by participants from Telangana, Andhra Pradesh; Maharashtra and Karnataka.
World Water Day walk today at MANUU
Hyderabad: Maulana Azad National Urdu University (MANUU) is organizing a walk in connection with World Water Day (WWD) on March 21, 2023. The walk will be followed by screening of Documentary Film on Water at Open Air Theatre, MANUU. “ World water day is celebrated every year on March 22 by UN. This year the theme is “Accelerating Change to solve the water and sanitation crisis”
According to Prof. Shakeel Ahmed, Professor, School of Sciences & Chairperson, MANUU Jal Shakti Abhiyan, Prof. Syed Ainul Hasan, Vice-chancellor will flag off the march at 4.30 pm and will also preside a special talk to be held at Open Air Theatre, 6.30 pm. The chief guest, Siddhardha Kumar, Regional Director, Central Ground Water Board (SR), Min. of Jal Shakti, GoI will deliver Special Talk on the occasion.
MANUU Drama Club team will present a Play,Nukkad Natak. Introduction of World Water Day theme & speech by Young Minds are also the part of the programme.
Extension Lecture by Dr. Taqi Abedi at MANUU
Hyderabad: The Department of Persian & Central Asian Studies (DP&CAS), Maulana Azad National Urdu University (MANUU) is organizing an Extension Lecture on March 21, 2023 at 11.00 am.
According to Dr. Syeda Asmath Jahan, Head, DP&CAS, Dr. Syed Taqi Abedi, renowned Urdu and Persian scholar, critic & intellectual from Canada will deliver the lecture “Tradition and Importance of Jashn-e-Nowruz in the Context of Subcontinent” at Saiyid Hamid Library auditorium, MANUU campus.
Prof. Syed Ainul Hasan, Vice-chancellor will preside over the lecture. Mr. Ali Akbar Niroomand, Regional Director for South Indian States, Noor International Microfilm Centre (NIMC), New Delhi and Prof. Ishtiaque Ahmed, Registrar, MANUU are the guests of honour.
Silver Jubilee Gate inaugurated at MANUU
Hyderabad: Prof. Syed Ainul Hasan, Vice Chancellor, Maulana Azad National Urdu University (MANUU) on Monday has inaugurated the second entrance to the campus named as “Silver Jubilee gate” of the University.
The gate is constructed at the south side of the Campus to mark the Silver Jubilee of the establishment of MANUU. Through this University has added a new entry point from Khajaguda Road, Hyderabad. University’s main gate ‘Bab-e-Ilm” (Gate of Knowledge) is about one kilometer from Gachibowli main road. This was the only approach to reach the university until now.
Prof. Ainul Hasan while addressing the gathering congratulated MANUU fraternity for this new facility and acknowledged the efforts of the concerned committees. He specially thanked the University Chancellor, Mumtaz Ali for his guidance and pursuance in opening up the second entrance.
This was not a easy task and more gates will be added for the benefit of all the stake holders and asked them to cooperate in making the campus more beautiful.
Prof. Ishtiaque Ahmed, Registrar, Prof. Saneem Fatima, Chairperson, Campus Renovation Committee, Prof. Shakeel Ahmed, Chairman, Gate Committee also addressed.
Prof. Mohammad Fariyad, Convenor, Committee convened the programme. Mrs. Arshia Hasan (wife of Prof. Syed Ainul Hasan), Prof. Shugufta Shaheen, OSD-I, Prof. Siddiqui Mohd. Mahmood, OSD II, Mr. S Nageswara Reddy, Executive Engineer and large number of teachers, staff and students were also present. Mr. Md Faizan, President, MANUU Student’s Union proposed vote of thanks.