By Word for Peace Correspondent
To pay tribute to Hakim Ajmal Khan on his 147tháBirth Anniversary, Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) in collaboration with Central Council for Research in Unani Medicine, Ministry of AYUSH, Government of India through Hakim Ajmal Khan Institute for Literary & Historical Research in Unani Medicine is going to organize a two-dayáNational Seminaráon the themeáôHakim Ajmal Khanĺs Multidimensional Personality and Enduring ContributionsöáonáFebruary 12 & 13, 2016.
TheáInaugural Functionáof the Seminar is scheduled to be held onáFebruary 12, 2016áatá10.00 a.m.áin the Faculty of Engineering Auditorium, JMI
Dr. Najma Heptulla, Union Minister for Minority Affairs andáShri Shripad Yesso Naik, Honĺble Minister of AYUSH, Government of Indiaááshall grace theáInaugural Ceremonyáof the National Seminar onáFebruary 12, 2016.
Hakim Ajmal Khan was the first Unani Physician who took an initiative to streamline the ongoing Research and Development activities in Unani System of Medicine in early twentieth century resulting in establishment of an Institutionáái.e. A & U Tibbia College, Karol Bagh. New Delhi. He vigorously advocated the cause of Unani and Ayurvedic systems of medicine and was the first scholar to propose the concept of organized scientific research in these indigenous systems. He is also one of the founding fathers of Jamia Millia Islamia.
The event is scheduled to be held on February 12 & 13, 2016 as per the programme attached in the Faculty of Engineering Auditorium, Jamia Millia Islamia.