Prof. Khwaja Shahid is stop-gap VC of MANUU
Hyderabad: Prof. Khwaja M. Shahid, Pro-Vice-Chancellor, MANUU has been appointed as Vice-Chancellor (in-Charge) of Maulana Azad National Urdu University as per the directions received from the Ministry of Human Resource Development.
He took charge from the outgoing Vice-Chancellor Prof. Mohammad Miyan on May 13, 2015. He will continue to be in the job â€œtill a regular vice-chancellor is selected and assumes change or until further orders,â€ the communiquÃ© from the MHRD said.
Prof. Shahid is an experienced administrator and educationist. During his tenure as Registrar with Jamia Millia Islamia, Delhi, his management of transformation of the institution from a â€˜deemed universityâ€™ status to a full-fledged central university was highly appreciated. He was responsible for the all-round educational and infrastructural development of the University during its initial phase as a Central government institution.
He has been associated with various educational institutions and associations that include Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok; Asian Institute of Management, Manila; International Centre for Promotion of Entrepreneurship, Slovania; Commonwealth Secretariat, London; and SAARC Secretariat.
Prof. Shahid joined MANUU on 9th of May, 2013 as its Pro Vice-Chancellor. Besides serving as the Pro-VC, he is also the director, academic staff college, Maulana Azad National Urdu University.