The Vice Chancellor, University of Sindh presiding over the 3rd meeting with Governance body of Mirza Kalich Beg Chair.
The Vice Chancellor University of Sindh Prof.Dr.Nazir A.Mughal has said that research chair is a wide concept and it aims to benefit the coming generations through research with involvement of highly learned scholars of international repute for the purpose. He was presiding over 3rd meeting of Board of Governors (BOG) of Shamsul Ulema Mirza Kalich Beg Chair here on Tuesday. The Vice Chancellor paying rich tribute lauded valuable services of Shamusl Ulema Mirza Kalich Beg in Literature and also his role as society reformer and said that task of chair is to promote services of Kalich among young generation and should concentrate on research. He emphasized the need of establishment of research cell under the Chair which mainly focus on research. He pointed out that main philosophy of chair is to conduct research for benefit of society and added that what chair has done is good but it should fix priorities. He said that we are living in digitalized world and it is dire need that every one should involve itself to promote aims of chair and development too.
The Vice Chancellor said that funds received to Chair must be utilized carefully with preparation of accounts of each penny. He said that research needs ultra efforts, planning for future work and feasibility report regarding any new project which are no doubt very essential. He said that Chair’s work must develop image of it as well as University
and before publication of any book a outstanding committee for evaluation of books and publication of research is important. The meeting while approving minutes of 2nd meeting of BOG also approved the expenditure of international Conference on Mirza Kalich Beg. The Director of the Chair Dr.Muhammad Qasim Bughio informed the meeting that for 2 day conference research papers of 70 scholars were received while more than 50 papers were scrutinized by committee for reading and publication. He informed that 5 books were published and launched on occasion of the conferecne’s first day. He informed that on organizing of 2-day Shamusul Ulema Mirza Kalich Beg international Conference the expenditure was made as Rs. 875351/-. He pointed out that Rs. 4 lakh donation was received 2 lakh each from Dr.Zulfiqar Mirza and Dr.Fahmida Mirza in their personal capacity. He pointed out that at the time of establishment of Chair Rs.1 million was announced by the department of Culture government of Sindh.
The meeting while discussing annual budget for 2010-2011 of the chair it proposed preparation of budget with details and decided to be discussed and approved in next meeting. The meeting also decided that a symposium on occasion of 81st death anniversary of Shamsul Ulema Mirza Kalich Beg will be organized on July 03 to highlight valuable services of Kalich and to discuss future plans. The meeting was attended by Chief Election Commissioner of Pakistan Justice (Retd) Hamid Ali Mirza, Secretary Culture Government of Sindh Mr. Ahmed Bux Narejo, Dr.Fahmida Hussain, Mr. Aijaz Ali Beg Mirza, Mr. Nasir Beg Mirza, Dr. Faizeh Zehra Mirza, Dr.Dur Muhammad Pahtan, Prof. Muhammad Saleem Memon and Director of Chair Prof.Dr. Muhammad Qasim Bughio.