Jamia is all set to celebrate its 95th Foundation Day on October 29

Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) will celebrate its 95th Foundation Day on October 29. Traditionally, this is the occasion for the entire Jamia bridari to congregate and celebrate together.

The Foundation Day celebrations of Jamia Millia Islamia will commence at 10.30 AM with a Flag Hoisting Ceremony in the Forecourt of Dr. M.A. Ansari Auditorium, JMI which would be followed by Foundation Day Function at Dr. M.A. Ansari Auditorium which is traditionally organized by Jamia Middle School. Apart from other programmes, Prof. Talat Ahmad, Vice-Chancellor, JMI will address the audience.

The Chief Guest Dr. Jitender Singh, Minister of State for Prime Minister’s Office – Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions and Minister of State for Development of North Eastern Region (Independent Charge) along with Prof. Talat Ahmad, Vice-Chancellor, Jamia Millia Islamia shall receive the ‘Guard of Honour’ by the NCC Cadets of Jamia at 12.00 Noon.On this occasion, ‘Talimi Mela’ will be inaugurated in the lawns of Dr. M.A.  Ansari Auditorium, JMI.

The other programmes on October 29, 2015 are as under:

 1)      Inauguration of Gandhi Trophy

2)      Inauguration of Book Fair

3)      Inauguration of Inter University Camp of Student Artists

4)      Grassroots Innovation Exhibition

5)      Exhibition of Paintings, Sculpture, Photography and Printmaking

6)      Poster, Slogan & Essay Writing Competition

7)      Photography Exhibition

8)      Exhibition on “Making of Jamia: Life & Works of Dr. Zakir Husain”

9)      Screening of films based on the stories by Munshi Prem Chand

10)  Film Show on Environment “Mean Sea Level”

11)  Bait Bazi

12)  Lecture on “Jamia in India and the World”

13)  Variety Programme

14)  NCC Show of Activities

15)  Play “Rehearsal”

16)  Qawwali By Nizami Bandhu

The celebration on October 30, 2015 will include the following:

 1)      Inauguration of Nehru Trophy

2)      Career Expo – 2015

3)      Guard of Honour to Shri N.N. Vohra, Hon’ble Governor of Jammu & Kashmir

4)      Special Lecture by Shri N.N. Vohra

5)      Unveiling of the Statue of Late Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, former President of India by                       Shri N.N. Vohra

6)      Professor Mohammad Mujeeb Memorial Lecture

7)      Special Lecture

8)      Screening of films based on the stories by Munshi Prem Chand

9)      SKIT

10)  Kavi Goshti

11)  Variety Programme

12)  Play “Hum Ek Hain”

13)  Mushaira

The celebrations on October 31, 2015 will include the following:

 1)      Nukkad Natak

2)      Poetry Reading

3)      Variety Programme

4)      Screening of films based on the stories by Munshi Prem Chand

5)      Public Lecture on “Effects of Bad Posture on Health & Performance”

6)      Saaz-o-Awaz (Ghazal, Folk Dance, Group Song & Sufiana Qawwali)

7)      Public Lecture on “Interrogating Interface: Protected Ignorance & Politics of Presentation”

8)      Dastangoi on “Jamia ki Kahani”

9)      Variety Programme

10)  Flag-Lowering Ceremony

 The three-day 95th Foundation Day Celebrations shall conclude with Valedictory Function which will be held on October 31, 2015 at 5.40 PM in Dr. M.A. Ansari Auditorium, JMI. Prof. Ved Prakash, Chairman, University Grants Commission (UGC) shall be the Chief Guest of the programme. The Valedictory Function shall be followed by Sham-e-Ghazal Performance by Radhika Chopra.

The Foundation Day Celebrations are being organized under the Chairmanship of Prof. Sadre Alam, Dean, F/o Fine Arts, JMI and the Committee constituted for the purpose.