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USTM offered Award of Excellence to Dr. Saif Sheikh
USTM students encouraged for Higher Education at USA


November 3, 2014 : Although well settled in the United States of America as the Director of Neo Pharm Inc. and Vice President of Jina Pharmaceuticals Inc.; Dr. Saif Sheikh, a Post Doctorate Scientist from Purdue University, Johns Hopkins University, Pittsburg Medical Center, is still emotionally attached to his home country India. In order to appreciate his outstanding and visionary contribution towards upliftment of education by way of counseling and financial assistance to the underprivileged students of India, University of Science & Technology, Meghalaya today presented an Award of Excellence to Dr. Sheikh. A Masters in Biochemistry from Aligarh Muslim University, Doctorate from IIT, Kanpur and MBA from University of Pittsburg, USA, Dr. Saif Sheikh is the present President of Federation of Aligarh Alumni Associations (FAAA) of USA. He has also dynamic contribution towards coordination among the AMU Fraternity based in America and other parts of the world.

During his recent visit to India, Dr. Sheikh had visited the campus of University of Science & Technology, Meghalaya (USTM) and Regional Institute of Science & Technology (RIST) at 9th Mile, Khanapara where he was warmly felicitated by the high officials of the University as well as the faculty members. He had delivered a talk on “Opportunities of Higher Education in USA” and interacted with the students of USTM & RIST. He had encouraged the students to prepare for examinations like GRE, TOEFL etc. to qualify themselves to go to USA. He had assured all kinds of necessary support to the students.

Dr. Saif Sheikh’s visit is indeed a bright ray of hope of the students of this region to pursue higher education in top class Universities of the world.



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