Founder and Visionaries
The Founders and Visionaries are members of our Executive Committee and also the key post holders. They are our visionaries who want the children of their town to get good education and earn a livelihood rather than falling prey to anti-social and illegal activities.
The key members are as follows:
Talat Fatima, President
Talat Fatima was born and brought up in Delhi. She pursued her schooling and college from Jamia Millia Islamia University. She completed her Master's in Urdu Language and B.Ed. in History and Urdu.
Talat Fatima served 32 years as a TGT Social Science at Sarvodaya Vidalayas in Delhi teaching classes 8 to 12. She a has track record for 100% result in her subjects in 10th board for consecutive 20 years.
For her academic accomplishments, she was awarded the ‘Best Teacher’ Award from Urdu Academy in 2006. In 2007, she was received the Delhi State Award for Best Teacher in 2007. This award was presented to her by the then chief minister Sheila Dixit.
Talat Fatima was appointed the President of Social and Educational Upliftment Society in 2014 and is a guiding force for the organization.
Dr. A.M. Siddiqui, Treasurer
Dr. Abdul Moyeed Siddiqui is senior professional in the field of information sciences. He brings more than 30 years of experience and is presently associated with leading Japanese energy consultants NEDO as it Country Representative. During these years of professional engagement he has worked with organisations of repute such as TERI and The World Bank.
Dr. Siddiqui is an Alumni of Aligarh Muslim University where he pursued his graduation and B.Lib. courses. He completed his Masters’ in Library Science from the University of Maryland College Park, USA and Ph.D. from the University of Lucknow, India.
Dr. Siddiqui has been associated with our organisation for more 10 years and have been a key supporter and sponsor of our activities. He was appointed the Treasurer in 2012 and has been actively involved in ensuring we are compliant with all the financial and legal statutory requirements.
Afzal ur Rahman, Founder and Secretary
Afzal ur Rahman was born in Kiratpur, District Bijnor UP in 1944. He pursued his school education in Moradabad and Jamia Millia and went to Aligarh Muslim University to pursue his Graduation and Masters in History.
He worked in Jamia Millia Islamia University and retired as Assistant Registrar in 2004 after serving there in various capacities and Departments.
During his tenure in Jamia, he also served a brief period in Jamia's Archive which, at the point, was being formally established and re-organised.
Strongly versed in History and Urdu literature, Afzal ur Rahman has compiled and re-published nearly 20 books covering various topics such as literature, poetry and chronology.
In 2001, he, along with some like-minded members of Bachhraon community, started the Gulshan Public School as a nursery and kindergarten.
The aim was to provide education at the least possible cost model.
The Gulshan Public School presently operates from his ancestral home in Bachhraon. The school was later formalised under the aegis of Social and Educational Upliftment Society.
Afzal ur Rahman has been the founding Secretary and continues to serve and guide the institution.
Prof. Qazi Mazhar Ali, Executive Member
Qazi Mazhar Ali is a Professor of Statistics and is presently associated with Aligarh Muslim University’s Department of Statistics and Operational Research. He completed his doctorate degree from the University of Oxford.
He has been instrumental in promoting innovative methods in teaching and played key role in popularising PC-based computer education in 1980s which he is advancing further till this date. He has taught courses on various topics including, Simulation, Computer Programming, Demography, Statistics for Business Studies, Biostatistics etc.
Furthermore, he has been actively involved in the academic administration through various posts such as Chairman, Department of Statistics and Operational Research, Director, Computer Centre and Member-In-Charge Telephones at AMU.
He has also served as the Dean of Management Faculty at the Royal University of Women in Bahrain.
Qazi Mazhar Ali was born and brought in Bijnor and Bachhraon and despite important working on various assignment in India and abroad have been closely linked to his roots. He has been the key supporter of our activities since the very inception and was invited to the Executive Committee in 2011 and has been a guiding force ever since.
Tajuddin Zuberi, Founder and Vice President
Dr. Hasan Ahmad Nizami, Founder and Joint Secretary
Aslam Warsi, Founder and Organising Secretary