Lecture on Sheikh-ul-Alam (RA) held at ASC
Srinagar, May 28: An extension lecture on “Sheikh-ul-Alam (RA) and Economy of Kashmir’ was organized by Markaz-i-Noor, Sheikh-ul-Alam Chair , University of Kashmir in collaboration with Amar Singh College (ASC) here on Monday.
On the occasion, many economists and researchers delved on the relevance of the teachings and principles of Sheikh-ul-Alam (RA) in present socio-economic scenario and underscored the need of collaboration between various institutes of higher education and schools so as to propagate his message.
While underscoring the need to introduce subjects and topics on Sheikh-ul-Alam (RA) in schools and colleges, the Minister for Higher Education Abdul Gani Malik who was chief guest on the occasion hailed the research and study being done on the Sufi Saint at the Sheikh-ul-Alam Chair KU.
“At the same time, it is our responsibility to find out how essays, topics and themes on Sheikh-ul-Alam (RA) can be introduced in college curriculum and even schools so that the Sufi saint becomes an essential component of the lives of our future generation. This will make the curriculum more relevant and portray the rich socio-cultural ethos of this region,” Malik said.
In his address, economist and writer Syed Shakeel Qalandar said Sheikh-ul-Alam (RA) was one of the first environmentalists from the region who always promoted and encouraged afforestation and even started a campaign on the protection of trees.
Chairman Markaz-i- Noor Sheikh-ul-Alam Chair KU Bashir Bashar highlighted life, philosophy and works of Sheikh-ul-Alam (RA) in various spheres of life and dwelt on aims and objectives of the Sheikh-ul-Alam (RA) chair in KU
Latest issue of “Alamdar”- an annual journal published by the Chair was also released on the occasion.
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