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Prof. Khwaja Shahid is stop-gap VC of MANUU

Prof. Khwaja Shahid is stop-gap VC of MANUU

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 “till a regular vice-chancellor is selected and assumes change or until further orders,” the communiqué 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 ‘deemed university’ 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.

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