Calicut University P.O.PIN 673635.
CHAIR FOR ISLAMIC STUDIES AND RESEARCH UNIVERSITY OF CALICUT Calicut University P.O.PIN 673635. Dr.A.I.Rahmathullah Visiting Professor Phone:0483-2850138 (Reci.) 994 65 10 138 (Cell ) No.CISR/CU/062/2015 Gram: UNCIAL Tel: (0494) 2400248 Email:[email protected] Calicut University.P.O 673635 KERALA INDIA 26/03/2015 The Registrar University of Calicut Sir, Sub: Details / activities of chairs in the varsity – called for Ref: your letter No. 17796/GA-V-B3/2013 CU dated 13-01-2015 Referring to the above, I would like to furnish the following for updating the page in the university website The chair for Islamic studies and Research had been instituted in the University Campus in the year 1988 consequent to the initiative taken by the Federation of Muslim Colleges with an endowment in the university fund. Today it is functioning as a platform for intellectual exchange of all those who are interested to study and appreciate the final revelation of God, the Quran and varied branches of knowledge emerged from it and other sciences developed in the civilization history of humanity The chair organizes seminars, symposia on different topics related to the study of Islam in a way that helps the pursuit of academic interest and cross cultural sharing of knowledge to promote social integration and communal harmony. The Chair also conducts study classes on the Holy Quran, the Hadith (the sayings of the Messenger of God, Muhammed, peace be upon him) The chair organizes different cultural exchange programmes and festivals like Eid social, Milad meet Hijra celebration, Independence Day get together, as the chair invites eminent scholars of different disciplines for conducting open forum speeches. The chair also plans to different short term courses, like Diploma in Arabic and English DTP, Diploma in Arabic for Tourism and Travel and to conduct coaching classes for B.A and MA courses in Islamic Studies and Islamic Finance and Islamic economics. Research Centre The chair also wishes to conduct researches on Islamic history, tradition of the prophet and the disciples, philosophy, culture, civilization heritage of Islamic communities, it also wishes to conduct advanced researches in Islamic studies leading to the award of Ph.D degree if approved by the university authorities. During the recent past, many eminent personalities and reputed scholars visited the chair and offered their highly informative speeches. They include Prof. Dr. Amina Wadud of USA, Dr. V.P. Ahmed Kutty of Toronto, Canada, Panakkad Sayyid Rashed Ali Shihab Thangal Chairman of Kerala Waqf Board. Very noted programmes of last year include the 10 days Teachers training programme conducted at Farook College during the month of March 2013, weeklong camp work shop on Modern methodology of Quran teaching for English medium teachers conducted during 21 to 27 December 2014 Islamic study circle and weekly Quran class Islamic study circle is a subsidiary wing of the chair run by the students and research scholars of the campus for conducting regular classes on varied topics and organizing different get together programmes like Iftaar and Eid socials and other academic activities A weekly Quran learning class is being conducted regularly at the chair. The class is taken by the visiting professor of the chair himself. Besides this, study classes on varied topics are conducted as and when experts are found available. The present visiting professor of the chair is Dr. Ahmed Ibrahim Rahmathullah, the professor and Head of the Dept. of Arabic of the University formerly. Governing Body (presently) 1. Vice chancellor Dr. Abdul Salam (chairman) 2. The Registrar 3. The Finance officer 4. Advocate M. Mohammad 5. Sri.C.P.Kunhi Mohammad 6. Sri.N.K. Mohamad Ali 7. Sri.P.K. Ahmed 8. Sri.K.V.Kunhahamed Koya 9. Adv.P.V. Zainudheen 10. Dr.P.K.Hussain Madavur 11. Prf. K.K.Syed Abid Husain Thangal(syndicate member) 12. Dr.A.I.Rahmathullah(visiting professor Islamic chair) Reception to new chairman, Kerala state wakf board Sayyid Rasheed Ali Shihab Thangal, panakkad. Vice chancellor Dr.M.Abdul Salam presents the memento. Dr.Amina Wadud, professor from USA speaks at the chair hall and the visiting professor presides File Ref.No.17797/GA - IV - B3/2013/CU UNIVERSITY OF CALICUT Abstract Chair for Islamic Studies & Research - Governing Body - Reconstituted with Adv.P.V.Sainudheen & Sri.T.P.Abdullakoya Madani as nominees of the Wakaf Board to the Governing Body of Chair for Islamic Studies & Research - .Approved-Orders Issued. G & A - IV - B U.O.No. 3484/2015/Admn Dated, Calicut University.P.O, 01.04.2015 Read:-1. U O No .GAI/B1/8266/01 dated 12.07.2005 2. U.O.No. GAI/B1/6515/08 dated 25.06.2008 3. Minutes of the meeting of the Governing Body of Chair for Islamic Studies & Research held on 08.10.2009 4. U.O .GAIV/B1/270/2012 dated 03.08.2012 5. Letter No.6038/04/SWS dated 23.02.2015 from the Convenor, Kerala State Wakaf Board, Kochi 6. Orders of the Vice Chancellor in the file of even No. date 26.03.2015 ORDER Vide paper read first above, orders were issued to constitute the Governing Body for all Chairs instituted in the University with unifrom rules as resolved by the Syndicate at its meeting held on 30.06.2005, with the Vice Chancellor as the Chairman. Vide paper read second above, orders were issued to include the Visiting Professor as exofficio member of the Governing Body of all Chairs instituted in the University. Vide paper read third above, the Governing Body of the Chair for Islamic Studies & Research held on 08.10.2009 Vide item No. II(3) resolved to request the Wakaf Board to nominate two members to the Governing Body. Vide paper read fourth above the Governing Body of the Chair for Islamic Studies & Research was constituted for a period of three years w.e.f 03.08.2012 with Sri.P.V.Sainudheen,Advocate,Member,Kerala State Wakaf Board,Thalassery and Dr.P.K.Hussain Madavur, Member Kerala State Wakaf Board,Prinicipal,RUA College Kozhikode as nominees of Kerala State Wakaf Board among other members. Vide paper read fifth the Convenor, Kerala State Wakaf Board,Kochi has requested to nominate Adv.P.V.Sainudheen & Sri.T.P.Abdullakoya Madani as nominees of the Wakaf Board to the Governing Body of Chair for Islamic Studies & Research . Vide paper read sixth above,Vice Chancellor has accorded sanction to issue orders reconstituting the Governing Body of the Chair with Sri.T.P.Abdullakoya Madani as member in the place of Dr.P.K.Hussain Madavur, along with Adv.P.V.Sainudheen as nominees of Kerala state Wakaf Board to the Governing Body of the Chair. Orders are therefore issued reconstituting the Governing Body of Chair for Islamic Studies & Research with the following members; 1. 2. 3. The Vice Chancellor (Chairman) The Registrar The Finance Officer Nominees of the Donor 4. Adovate M. Mohamad Manager, Farook College 19/1993, M.N.Road, Calicut- 673 002Usha K 5. Sri.C.P. Kunhi Mohamad Secretary,J DT Islam Executive Director, Kerala Road Ways Calicut - 673 001 6 Sri. N.K. Mohamad Ali Managing Director Parisons, Cherroty Road Calicut. Nominees of the Vice Chancellor 7 Sri.P.K. Ahamad Chairman. P.K.Steels Nallalam, Calicut - 673 003 8 Sri. K.V. Kunhahamed Koya P.I.Sons, South Beach Road Calicut, 673 001 Nominees of the Kerala State Wakaf Board 9 Sri. P.V. Sainudheen, Advocate Member, Kerala State Wakaf Board Thalassery 10 Janab T.P.Abdullakoya Madani Member, Kerala State Wakaf Board Thayyil, Kadalundi.P.O. Calicut - 673 302 11 Prof. K.K.Syed Abid Hussain Thangal (M ember, Syndicate) 12 Visiting Professor (Ex-officio M ember) U.O.GAIV/B1/270/2012 dated 03.08.2012 stands modified to this extent. Usha K Deputy Registrar To 1. The Member of the Governing Body of the Chair for Islamic Studies & Research 2. The Secretary, Federation of Muslim Colleges MES Office, Calicut Copy to; PS to VC/PA to Reg/PA to FO/Finance/Budget/JDLFA Forwarded / By Order Section Officer 17797/GA - IV - B3/2013/CU (Page : 79) 17797/GA - IV - B3/2013/CU (Page : 80) 17797/GA - IV - B3/2013/CU (Page : 81)