Nagpur: Anjuman College of Engineering and Technolgy (ACET) celebrated Independence Day on August 15, 2016 with National patriotic fervor and enthusiasm. To mark the 70th year of Independence, an Independence Run was also organized after the flag hoisting, as per the directives issued from Human Resources Department Ministry. Principal and 300 Staff and nearly 400 students participated in the Independence Run.
The special Independence Run was led by Principal of College Dr Sajid Anwar accompanied by his wife Uzma Firdous, Director Physical Education of ACET Professor Zakir S. Khan, Head of the Department Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering Professor Mohammed Nasiruddin, Head of the Department of Mechanical Engineering Professor Dr. Akash Langde, Head of the Department of Electronics & Power Engineering Professor Archana Shirbate, Head of the Department of Computer Science and Engineering Professor M S Khatib, Head of the Department of Civil Engineering Professor Syed Amir Hussain, Head of the Department of Science and Humanity Dr. Nawaz Khan, Training and Placement Officer Professor Syed Naimuddin, Dean of Students Activity Professor A S Khan, Librarian Vikas Nagrale, Account officer Abdul Gaffar and Administrative Officer of ACET Amir Siddiqui
Independence Run Event was Organized and conducted by Programme Officer, ACET-National Service Scheme Proffessor Zakir S. Khan. After return on finishing the race in the College, Principal Dr. Sajid Anwar commented that “we are undertaking various events from August 15, 2016 to August 29, 2016 as “Azadi-70-Yaad Karo Kurbani” (Freedom Fortnight) to re-instill the spirit of freedom struggle and national movement among the younger generation, we are organizing debate, Patriotic Songs, Poster Competition. He also briefed that, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has also asked institutions to highlight the contributions of freedom fighters and martyrs among school and College Students, he said the Yatra will spread the message of harmony and every Indians needs to work hard to make it successful.