JASA felicitates JMI VC Najma Akhtar for her successful completion of three years

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Updated on Apr 26, 2022 16:53 IST

On this occasion, the Vice-Chancellor thanked JASA for the award and termed non-teaching employees as the ‘backbone’ of the university. She said that whatever national and international recognition the university has achieved in the last three years is the result of the hard work of JMI employees as a team.

JASA felicitates JMI VC Najma Akhtar for her successful completion of three years

JASA felicitates JMI VC Najma Akhtar for her successful completion of three years

Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) Vice-Chancellor Prof. Najma Akhtar has been felicitated by the Jamia Administrative Staff Association (JASA) on her successful completion of three years as Vice-Chancellor of the institution. The Felicitation & Iftar program was attended by the Registrar JMI Prof. Nazim Husain Jafri, senior officials, non-teaching employees and family members of the Vice-chancellor.

On this occasion, the Vice-Chancellor thanked JASA for the award and termed non-teaching employees as the ‘backbone’ of the university. She said that whatever national and international recognition the university has achieved in the last three years is the result of the hard work of JMI employees as a team.

JASA Gen. Secretary Nasim Ahmad enumerated the achievements made by the university under the leadership of Prof. Akhtar in the last three years. He thanked the Vice-Chancellor for all she has done for the staff members since her joining. All JASA office bearers were present on this occasion.

Earlier, JMI Vice-Chancellor Prof Najma Akhtar was honored with Padma Shri, the fourth highest civilian award of India from the Hon'ble President of India Ramnath Kovind at a ceremony held at the Darbar Hall of the Rashtrapati Bhavan. Najma Akhtar was chosen for this honor by the Government of India for her remarkable contribution to the field of literature and education. The event was also attended by her daughter Farha Khan and her son Saad Akhtar was also present during the award function.

This is the first time the government has selected a female Vice-Chancellor from JMI for the Padma Shri award. Najma Akhtar is popularly known as a leading educationist for having brought about a transformation in the delivery of quality education in premier educational institutions in the country.

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