(Report By M. Asif Ali, Special Correspondent)
Education plays a very important role in one’s life, and in real sense Education is that which transforms a person to live a better life and even in a social well-being. This was the conclusion taken out from the Azad Day Celebration which was held in Salar E Millat Auditorium, Khilwath Maskan Hyderabad. Ahmed Ali Memorial Educational Society and Glory Junior College in association with Dream India Group, celebrated the “Azad Day” in a grand manner. In accordance with the Birthday of Great Freedom Fighter and First Education Minister of India Maulana Abul Kalam Azad the function is being organized. On this Occasion a seminar was also organized in which the eminent Educationist and Dignitaries have expressed their views. Speakers lauded the services of the Great Freedom Fighter and first Education Minister of India Maulana Abul Kalam Azad.
The function starts with the recitation of Holy Quran by Ahmed Mohiuddin, after which the Naat was recited. Chairman Dream India Group Mr. Syed Rafi Isaq was the Chief Guest, whereas Prof. Mohd Masood Ahmed eminent Educationist, Dr. Junaid Zakir, Asst. Prof Maulana Azad National Urdu University, Mrs. Rubina Hussaini, Director DPS, Mehdipatnam and Mr. Syed Zia Ur Rahman, CEO, NRI’s News Portal, Yahind.com attended the function as the Guest of Honours. Mr. Syed Azhar, Director Glory Junior College welcomes the gathering and felicitated the Guests.
Dr. Junaid Zakir, Asst. Prof. Maulana Azad National Urdu University addressed the gathering on the Topic “Taleem ki Ahmiyath – Maulana Azad Kay Nazaryaath”, he said that Education is not all about studying and getting good marks. It is really a means to discover new things which we don’t know about and increase our knowledge. He urged the Parents to educate their children in mother Tongue. He added that research has proved that a child can communicate and understand mother tongue rather than any other language of the world. He emphasize the students to have the ability to read and write in their mother tongue. He has briefly given the Maulana Azad views on the importance of Education.
Mrs. Rubina Hussaini, Director, DPS Mehdipatnam spoke on the topic “Importance of Girls Education in present Society”. She is in opinion that it’s the need of the hour that the girl child must be treated equally with the boy and the attention must be equally given to them. She believes that the education of a girl child would be like educating the whole family. She has supported her views on the basis of few examples which she personally experienced in the society.
Mr. Syed Zia ur Rahman, CEO, NRI’s News Portal, Yahind.com spoken on the Topic “Comparison of Education system – India & Gulf Countries”. He has given an in-depth detail regarding the education system of India and the Gulf Countries, comparing both the systems on the different parameters. He suggested the parents that the education system or the Syllabus system can be chosen by keeping in mind the interest of the student. He urged the parents not to become the prey of the advertisements of the institutions, but the decision taken would purely reflect the future of their child. He is on view that the education system which the Gulf Countries are running right now is far different than India. He advised the teachers to teach the students in such a way that they will be able to deliver what the society needs. Mr. Zia ur Rahman told that Indian students lacks invention and are used to with the inventions which the foreigners invented. He insists on the education which gives us the thinking of the invention, and that would be the best the teachers can impart to the Students.
Prof. Mohd Masood Ahmed, eminent Educationist and Director General Vishwa Vishwani Group of Institution has given the PowerPoint Presentation on the topic “Know Your Nation”. He has given the Pros and Cons of the system which exists in India. He said that India is a rich Country with so many resources, whereas the growing population became one the major Problem in terms of development. In his presentation he has compared many aspects in terms of Economy, Education and Employment with other Countries and concluded that India is still a long way to go, but being the youngest population of the World, the country has a vast scope to become the Developed country within a decade or two.
Mr. Syed Rafi Ishaq, chairman Dream India Group in his speech very much accentuate on the importance of Education in one’s life. He said that even Islam instructs the Muslims to educate themselves in the first Ayah of Holy Quran. He emphasize on the education system where everyone gets the benefit. He has given the detail as to how his dream India Foundation is helping the needy institutions and the students as well. He announced that whoever wish to be part of his foundation in any capacity, his foundation would welcome them with a smile.
Deputy Commissioner of Police South Zone Mr. V. Satya Narayana, IPS and Add. DCP South Zone Mr. Babu Rao also addressed the gathering and have given the important tips to students regarding their safety on public places. Journalist Qasim Mustafa handled the proceedings and given the vote of thanks whereas Mr. Syed Mazher Director Glory Junior College co-ordinate in the arrangements.
Lifetime Achievement Awards in the field of Education were given to Mr. Fazalur Rahman Khurram, Director Dawn Group of Institutions, Mr. Mohd. Hamid Khan, Principal Old City ITI and Munawar Khatoon Director Ashraf ul Madaris in recognition of their services. Best Educator Awards were also distributed to the selected teachers, whereas the meritorious Awards comprises of Medals and certificates were given to the meritorious students of different Schools. Large number of Students, their parents, teachers and others were attended the seminar.