FOUNDER'S DAY ALUMNI MEET ON 27th October, 2011

A grand Founder’s day celebration was held on 27th October, 2011 at the University Auditorium.
The function began with a prayer by Prof. (Dr.) P.J. George followed by religious song sung by YeshuDarbar Mandali.

Prof. (Dr.) A.K.A. Lawrence, the Registrar elucidated a brief history of the founder Dr. Sam Higginbottom, who tirelessly worked and visualized that Agriculture will continue to be one of the main stay of growth of the nation, and to carry this forward, there will be a need of the scientists, researcher and teaching professional in the field of agriculture and therefore this Institution was established 100 years ago in the year 1910. Prof. (Dr.) S.B. Lal , Pro Vic e Chancellor was the Chief Guest on the occasion. Prof. (Dr.) S.B. Lal highlighted that Dr. Sam Higginbottom came to India as Missionary educated as Economist but recognized that Indian Economy will develop only if Agriculture developed.  He went back to USA to take degree in Agriculture and returned to India. He put his vision into practice and established the great Allahabad Agriculture Institute with a very humble beginning.  The Pro Vice Chancellor further added how the current Vice Chancellor promoted the institute to yet greater heights and blessed by the Lord, Prof. R.B. Lal was successful to make it a University and renamed the Allahabad Agriculture Institute –Deemed University as Sam Higginbottom Institute of Agriculture Technology & Sciences. The benediction given by Rev. V.K. Singh.A grand assembly of Alumni of Allahabad Agricultural Institute, Allahabad was held on 27th October, 2011 at the University Auditorium at 11.30 a.m. It was a grand occasion, where a large number of Alumni from India and abroad attended the Alumni meeting. Rev. Richmond started with a prayer of thanks giving ,Prof. (Dr.) S.B. Lal, the Pro Vice Chancellor, who is also the Alumni and the President of the Executive Committee, welcomed the Alumni and other guests and spoke at length about the Institute which had shaped our future and now when we are  settled in life, we owe to the Institute and it is time to repay to the institute.  The Institute has now grown to be the University and this has been the result of hard work, perseverance and vision of another alumni Prof. (Dr.) R.B. Lal who is currently the Vice Chancellor. He has uplifted the institute to the high standard of teaching, research and extension activities.   On this occasion, 14 distinguished Alumni, who had brought honor to the Institute, while serving at different places in various capacities, were honored by giving them a memento.  The Alumni were Prof. (Dr.) A.C. Broadway (1947), Dr. Gauri Shankar (1953), Prof. V.K. Mittal (1955), Mr. Radhey Ram (1963), Prof. R.S. Kushwaha (1958), Prof. N.N. Sirothia (1964), Prof. P. William (1965), Prof. A.K.Gupta (1969), Prof. Jagdish Prasad (1978), Prof. Mohd. Kaleem (1969), Mr. Ivan Lamech (1975), Mr. M.P.S. Puri (1975), Mr. V.K. Soni (1975), Prof. (Dr.) A.K.A. Lawrence (1982).

Er. C.J. Wesley, General Secretary, read the Secretary’s report while Prof. (Dr.) Gautam Ghosh, Treasurer, gave the financial report.  The amendment were duly accepted by the house in the Annual General Body Meeting. The vote of thanks was proposed by Prof. (Dr.) A.A. Broadway, Vice President, Alumni Association & Director Research who conducted the function with clever conception, facetious expression  and eloquently. A Sumptuous lunch was provided jointly sponsored by the Alumni Association and Prof. (Dr.) Mohd. Kaleem, an alumni of the year 1969.

 

GLIMPSES OF THE ALUMNI MEET

 

The Executive members of the Association
 

Prof. (Dr.) S.B. Lal, President, Alumni Association

welcoming the members
 

The photo ID cards of the Life Members

 

The Alumni's attending the Meet
 

Prof. (Dr.) A. C. Broadway (1947) addressing the meet

 

Dr. Gauri Shankar (1953) paying tribute to his alma matter
 

 Prof. R.S. Kushwaha (1958) reveling his love for this institute
 

 Mr. Radhey Ram (1963) addressing the meet
 

Prof. (Dr.) V. K. Mittal (1955) interacting with the alumni's

 

Mr. V.K. Soni (1975)&Mr. M.P.S. Puri (1975) expressing their

 thoughts with the gathering

 

Mr. Ivan Lamech (1975) addressing in the meet
 

Prof. N.N. Sirothia (1964) former President, Alumni Association registering his earnest thoughts

 

Er. C. John Wesley, General Secretary, Alumni Association delivering the Secretary Report of 2011
 

Prof. (Dr.) Gautam Gosh, Treasurer, Alumni Association presenting the Financial Report

 

Executive Committee of the Alumni Association



Prof. (Dr.) S. B. Lal

President, Alumni Association

Pro-Vice Chancellor

SHIATS, Allahabad

Ph:    0532-2684321    

Fax: 0532-2684346

Email: aggiespresident_alumniassociation

@shiats.edu.in, provc@shiats.edu.in
 

Prof. (Dr.) A. A. Broadway

Vice-President, Alumni Association

Director Research

SHIATS, Allahabad

Ph:  9450619986         

Fax: 0532-2684394

Email: draabroadway@gmail.com
 

Prof. (Dr.) D. M. Denis

General Secretary, Alumni Association

Associate Dean, FET

SHIATS, Allahabad

 

Ph:   9415324345         Fax: 0532-2684394

Email: dmd2003@rediffmail.com
 

Prof. (Dr.) Gautam Ghosh

Treasurer, Alumni Association

Professor, Allahabad School of Agriculture

SHIATS, Allahabad

Ph:    9415239820      

Fax: 0532-2684394

Email: gautam_mita@yahoo.co.in
 

Er. C. John Wesley

Joint Secretary, Alumni Association

Deputy Registrar (CRP)

SHIATS, Allahabad

Ph:   9839684833       

Fax: 0532-2684394

Email:  prof_wesley@yahoo.com

        

Mr. Prashant Daniel

Joint Secretary, Alumni Association

SHIATS, Allahabad

Ph:    9936175258

Email: prashant.daniel@gmail.com

Mr. Raj Kumar Mehrotra

Joint Secretary, Alumni Association

Allahabad

Ph:    9935543560

Email: rajkumar_mehrotra@yahoo.co.in

Prof. (Dr.) Jahanara

Joint Treasurer, Alumni Association

Head, Department of Agriculture Extension,

SHIATS, Allahabad

Ph:  09918312764

Fax: 0532-2684410

Mr. Rizwan Ullah

Joint Treasurer, Alumni Association

Allahabad

Ph:   9889084571

Email: riz_ullah@yahoo.co.in

Prof. (Dr.) Wilson Kispotta

Alumni Representative

Head, Department of Agricultural Economics & Agri. Business Mgt,

SHIATS, Allahabad

Ph:  0532-2696644   

Fax: 0532-2684394

Email: wilsonkispotta@gmail.com

Mr. Ivan Lamech

Alumni Representative

Allahabad

Ph:  9415307814         

Email: l
 

Dr. B. B. Rai

Nominee of the Vice Chancellor

Director, Development

SHIATS, Allahabad

Prof. (Dr.) M. Imtiyaz

Nominee of the Vice Chancellor

Dean, Faculty of Engg. & Tech.

SHIATS, Allahabad

Email: prof_imtiyaz@yahoo.com

Mr. L. V. K. Sharma

Nominee of the Vice Chancellor

Allahabad

 


 

 

                                     


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