Special Correspondent

HYDERABAD: Appreciating the efforts taken by Maulana Azad National Urdu University (MANUU) in promoting Urdu as medium of education at higher and technical levels, Fouzia Tahseen Ahmed, MLC of Maharashtra, has donated 5 acres of land at Aurangabad for the University to develop off-campus educational complex.

Pat for varsity

Ms. Fouzia Ahmed, who is a well known philanthropist in the Marathwada region, visited the MANUU Campus at Gachibowli yesterday.

She went round the campus and appreciated the university for the activities being taken up.

Various camps

Pro Vice-Chancellor and Director, Distance Education, Prof. K. R. Iqbal Ahmed, briefed her about various campus based and distance courses offered by the University.

He informed that University proposed to start B.Ed. and Polytechnic colleges besides a model school at Aurangabad Campus.

Vocational courses

Maulana Azad National Urdu University also planned to start some vocational courses at Parbhani district of Marathwada.

This region has a sizeable Urdu speaking population, according to the university press release.