ALIGARH: The Department of Commerce, Aligarh Muslim University in collaboration with Indian Council of Social Science Research, (ICSSR) New Delhi organized a ten-day training course in Research Methodology and Computer Applications in Commerce and Management Studies for doctoral scholars.
Inaugurating the programme, AMU Vice Chancellor, Lt. Gen. (Retd.) Zameer Uddin Shah emphasized that for quality research it was necessary to understand the methodology of the research. He said he wanted to see the AMU on top in the field of research and higher education. He urged the research scholars to look for the correct material for research and use it in right perspective.
Prof. Sibghatullah Farooqui, Chairman, Department of Commerce appreciated the programmes undertaken by the Vice Chancellor and expressed hope that the University will reach to the height under the leadership of Gen. Shah. He said that the Vice Chancellor was committed to quality education and sports activities.
Course Director, Prof. Mohsin Khan said that the Department of Commerce is one of the oldest departments of the University. Established in 1946, it has passed through a trail of developments and changes over the decades. He said that the department has 87-research fellow, which include students from Iran, Yemen, Jordon and Thailand. The Department has also planned to start postgraduate course in Actuarial and Financial Engineering in collaboration with other departments. He said the main objective of the workshop was to improve the research skills and competence in young social scientists and to help them to undertake pioneering research in the field of Commerce, Management and allied disciplines.
Another Course Director, Dr. Asiya Chaudhary in her welcome address said that the training course would help the participants to learn from the experiences and knowledge of the eminent resource persons and excel in quality research with the help of IT facilities.
Prof. Javed Alam, Dean, Faculty of Commerce while proposing a vote of thanks, presented an appreciation of the present University administration. He said that the Vice Chancellor, Lt. Gen. Shah was a highly considerate and education friendly person who had plans to place the University among top ranking institutions in the country.