School of Management Sciences, Varanasi witnessed a maiden visit by Prof.
Azhar Kazmi (Professor in Management, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals,
Dhahran, Saudi Arabia) a noted academician and an internationally acclaimed author in the
field of Management. Prof. Kazmi has been associated with School of management Sciences
as a member in the editorial advisory committee of the Journal entitled “Management
During his visit at the campus Prof Kazmi interacted with the faculty members and motivated
them to work towards providing quality value based education. Prof Kazmi said that the
most important challenge in teaching National and International students is providing
value additions to them besides the books. The teachers have to involve themselves in
research activities to provide such value editions. Good communication skills, relationship
with students both inside and outside the class and value based education holds the key
Welcoming the guest Prof. P. N. Jha, Director, SMS said that SMS ranks high in terms of
academic delivery system, value based education and placements. SMS through consistent
efforts to reach excellence has within a decade positioned itself robustly at the national
and international fora. The objective of SMS has always been to prepare students to meet
the future challenges of society and country by inculcating and developing value sets, skills
and competencies and attitude for fulfilling social responsibility.
On this occasion Dr. M. P. Singh, Executive Secretary and Prof. P. N. Jha, Director, SMS
felicitated Prof. Azhar Kazmi by presenting shawl and a memento of Lord Vishwanath. Mr.
Alok Kumar, Associate Professor, SMS proposed the vote of thanks. The session was
coordinated by Mrs. Pallavi Pathak, Sr. Lecturer, SMS. Mr. Sanjay Gupta, Registrar, SMS
and all the faculty members were also present.
SMS welcomes Prof. Azhar Kazmi on his maiden visit to Varanasi