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Mahbubul Hoque received Aligarh Movement Award 2015
Aligarh Movement Award – 2015 ‘ has been conferred to Mr.
Mahbubul Hoque, Hon’ble Chancellor of the University of Science
& Technology Meghalaya and Chairman, ERDF , on 19th Oct,2015 in
a glittering function at India International Centre, New Delhi.
The award was handed over to Mr Hoque by Justice Rajinder Sachar,
former Chief Justice of the Delhi High Court and Architect of
Sachar Committee in presence of Hon’ble Vice Chancellor, IGNOU,
New Delhi, Justice MSA Siddiqui and Dr Jasim Mohammed, Editor of
the Aligarh Movement Magazine including a galaxy of
educationists and social reformists of repute. It may be
mentioned that the award instituted by ‘The Aligarh Movement’ a
National Bilingual Monthly Magazine which was decided by a Jury
constituted under Chief Adviser of the Aligarh Movement Magazine
and noted film director Shri Mahesh Bhatt.
Mr Mahbubul Hoque, an alumnus of AMU who did not only get his
MCA degree from the University but also carry the real mission
of Sir Syed Ahmad Khan, the great son of India and he decided to
propagate this mission of education and humanitarian culture .
Inspired by the life of Sir Syed Ahmad Khan Mr. Hoque started to
follow his footsteps and thus from a very humble beginning he
started his educational movement in the north eastern part of
the country and in a short period of time he became the founder
Chancellor of the University of Science & Technology, the first
technical university of NE India and Chairman of a number of top
grade educational institutions across the region including an
AICTE approved Engineering College in the state of Meghalaya.
Because of his pioneering activities for minorities and
underprivileged section of the society, Govt. of India nominated
him as a Member of National Committee for Minorities Education (NMCME)
and Honorary Coordinator of NCMEI. Mr Hoque has successfully
launched and replicated Aligarh Movement in the distant place of
Assam and especially of Meghalaya where he has set up his major
educational institutions in a campus called Technocity. To
remember and relive the remarkable contribution of Sir Syed
Ahmed Khan in this remote part of the country, Mr Houqe has
dedicated two major hostel buildings in his technocity campus as
Sir Syed North and Sir Syed South whereas the central library in
the campus is named as Moulana Azad Central Library after the
remembrance of Moulana Abul Kalam Azad in line with that of AMU.
The academic buildings, internal connectivity roads and other
structures in the campus are also named after the great
personalities of India such as Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam, Mahatma
Gandhi, Dr. S. D. Phukan, Bir Tirot Singh Hostel, Mother Teresa,
C.V. Rahman, Dr. Bhupen Hazarika in recognition of their
contribution for the cause of the nation.
It may be recalled that Mr Hoque has received several other
awards and honours both in India and abroad which includes
“Educlusion Award” at Singapore, Edupreneur Award by Engineering
Watch, Maulana Abdul Jalil Choudhury Memorial Award, Minority
Educational Leadership Award by MOMEIN, New Delhi,Maeeshat
Eduprenuer Award, Mumbai etc.