Jawaid Anwar takes over as new Chancellor of Sir Syed University


KARACHI: The newly elected President of Aligarh Muslim University Old Boys’ Association (AMUOBA) Jawaid Anwar, Monday took over as the new Chancellor of Sir Syed University of Engineering and Technology (SSUET) replacing Engr. Adil Usman who lost to him in the AMUOBA elections held on Saturday.

In his first address to the faculty members and senior AMUOBA members in the university’s conference room, Chancellor Jawaid Anwar vowed to carry the university to continuous improvement with the cooperation of every one.

We have to move forward without looking back at the drawbacks as it will not serve any purpose, he stated.

Chancellor emphasized upon everyone to show performance if they want to carry the university ahead towards cherished goals and said that it would be possible only with the cooperation of everyone here support of whom is imperative.

He pointed out that there are lots of working opportunities and what was needed is only to effectively exploit them.

He said main focus will be to maintain merit in every department and section and for this purpose there will be audit of performance of every department and in the light of the same future policies will be devised.

He made it clear that politicking will not find room here as this only weakens the institutions while our effort will be to make the institution stronger.

The newly elected Vice President Syed Anwar Ali said institutions must be preferred over the personalities. Whatever promise we made, will be done in time and we will never ignore our manifesto.

Earlier welcoming the new Chancellor, SSUET’s Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Jawaid H. Rizvi assured full cooperation to the Chancellor in the fulfilment of his mission of taking the university towards meritorious goals and said that continued improvement in the university will be ensured.

The Registrar Syed Abrar Ali, also welcomed the new Chancellor on behalf of the university and said that he is known to everyone as a senior Aligarian since very long. He said that with his national and international experience to his credit, the Chancellor Jawaid Anwar will serve tremendous development.

Besides some senior Aligarians, Vice President Tariq Sabzwari, Vice President Abdul Rasheed Khan, General Secretary Muhammad Arshad, Treasurer M. Mohsin Khan, Joint Secretary Sports Waqas Jawaid Bukhari, Joint Secretary Wasif Nazar Siddiqui, Joint Secretary (Academic) Shajar Ali Hashmi were also present on the occasion.