ENGR. Z. A. NIZAMI (Late)
Education is the new game-changer that enhances economic growth and human development to alleviate poverty. The education frees the spirit from the chains of ignorance and no country has succeeded without educating its people.
Engr. Z. A. Nizami was a man with substance and great vision who developed and incorporated the idea of imparting high-standard, updated knowledge of engineering in the most effective way at Aligarh Institute of Technology and Sir Syed University of Engineeri
ng & Technology. Through his substantial work and strategically planned managerial skill, both institutions emerge
d as the best centres in town for learning contemporary technological skills and knowledge.
This was the reason that Z.A. Nizami thought to produce engineers ready to take on the competitive world with not only deep academic insight and technical know-how, but also armed with values and ethics that help in grooming a well-rounded personality. To serve the purpose, he with his fellows established Aligarh Institute of Technology (AIT) and Sir Syed University of Engineering & Technology (SSUET).
To keep pace with the constant changing world of information technology, he made hard efforts to initiate the system to prepare future leaders to succeed in the competitive world of professionals with their extra ordinary skill and outstanding ability.
Late Engr. Z. A. Nizami was born on 25th May 1931 in Amroha, District Muradabad, U.P, India. He passed Civil Engineering with First Position f
rom Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, in 1951.
Late Engr. Z. A. Nizami did his post-graduation on Housing and Town Planning from Nederland and again on Human Settlement from Berlin University, Germany. He also obtained Master’s Degree on Planning of Mega Cities from London University, UK. He was the Member of Housing & Planning, Nederland and Pakistan Engineering Council.
Engr. Z. A. Nizami was the President of Aligarh Muslim University Old Boys’ Association and played a pivotal role in strengthening the Association. He has been the torch bearer of Sir Syed Ahmed Khan’s mission throughout his life and rightly be called “Sir Syed of Pakistan” or “Sir Syed Sani”. He passed away on 12th April-2013.