An Oath taking Ceremony for the newly elected office bearers of Baba Ghulam Shah Badshah University Teachers Association held at University Conference Hall. Dr. Zaheer Abbas, Head Department of Mathematical Sciences, was sworn in as President, BGSBUTA where as Dr. Mohd Azam, Department of Arabic, Mr Nikhil Gupta, Head Department of Information Technology (Engineering), Dr. Vinay Kumar, Department of Management Studies, Mr. Vishal Sharma Pahari and Mr. Yasir Arafat from SOET took oath as Vice-President, Gen Secretary, Treasurer and Joint Secretaries respectively.
The program began, with the spiritual vibes, by the recitation of some holy verses and followed by the oath taking process which was conducted by Mr. Manmeet Singh (SOET) and Mr. Shafqat Mughal (SOET).
In his presidential address *Dr. Zaheer Abbas said, “today will be remembered as a remarkable day in the history of the University because today we have established a platform (Teachers Association) in a democratic way which will work for the welfare of the University in general and teachers fraternity in particular”. He further said that since UNITY is the key for the success of any association, we the teachers need to join hands and put heads together, in order to make successful implementation of the positive plans of the Association. He added that he and his elected team would work tirelessly for the welfare of the teachers and assured his colleagues for the real projection of the long pending issues of the Teachers of BGSBU and the redressal of the same in a time bound manner. He thanked the members of the Election Commission – *Dr. Sushil Verma (Chairman), Dr. Aasim Mir, Mr. Manmeet Singh, Mr. Shafqat and Dr. Naseem Gul for their fool proof and timely conduct of the election process.*
Earlier, speaking on the occasion, the Vice president Dr. Mohd Azam said that he would not leave any stone unturned to work for the betterment of the teachers. Mr. Nikhil Gupta, the General secretary, exhorted upon all the Teaching faculty, to come forward on the same platform, so that a congenial atmosphere may be witnessed in the University, for the welfare of the university.*
Other Office bearers, in their speeches said that, Teachers Association shall deliberate upon various issues and intend to carry forward — the progress under all sectors in coordination with university administration. In their speeches all the office bearers thanked *Dean Academic affairs Prof. Iqbal Parwez, Prof. Mohd Asghar, Prof. Naseem, Prof. G. M. Malik and Prof. Asif for their presence on this all important occasion.*
At the last, Dean Academic Affairs Dr. Iqbal Parwez in his address, congratulated the President and all the office bearers, for holding the office, and wished them to maintain the dignity of the university and to work for the betterment of the Institution.
On the occasion, among others, heads of various Departments, Officers from Vice chancellor’s secretariate, president, Mr. Menaz, of Non – teaching association along with his office bearers and many members from the teaching fraternity were present. Some members of the teaching fraternity also joined the function through Google meet.
Dr. Naseem Gul conducted the proceedings of the programme.