Condolence Meeting by the Institute of Objective Studies on the sad demise of Saiyyid Hamid (January 03, 2015)

New Delhi, Dec. 30: On the sad demise of Saiyyid Hamid, former bureaucrat, eminent educationist and Chancellor of Hamdard University, New Delhi (who passed away yesterday, the December 29, 2014), a condolence meeting was held in the Committee Room of the Institute of Objective Studies (IOS) on December 30, 2014 at 4:00 p.m. All the office bearers and the staff members of the Institute were present on the occasion.

Saiyyid Hamid, an illustrious personality, a man having highest achievements to his credit, a man having versatile qualities, a man embodying the finest values is no more. It is a great loss for the community as well as the nation. No one will ever forget his contributions, especially in the field of education. He was involved in some advisory capacity with dozens of educational institutions across the country and abroad. His sad demise has caused a vacuum in the educational circle.

Dr. Mohammad Manzoor Alam, Chairman, Institute of Objective Studies said that he used to participate in IOS programmes and watch its activities and programmes with great interest. He used to give valuable suggestions time to time, he further added. He was conferred with a Certificate of Appreciation and Award for his extraordinary services in the field of education, during the IOS Silver Jubilee celebrations programme (April 2011-April 2012).

Dr. M. Manzoor Alam on his own behalf as well as that of the IOS commiserated with the bereaved family and stood with them in the hour of their sorrow. He prays to Allah (swt) for granting him a high status and maghfirat in the Hereafter.


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