Najma Akhtar appointed as first-ever woman Vice-Chancellor of Jamia Millia Islamia University (JMI)
Published: April 12, 2019
Professor Najma Akhtar has become the first-ever woman Vice-Chancellor of Jamia Millia Islamia University (JMI) for a period of five years or until she attains the age of 70 years, She is also the first lady vice chancellor of any central university in Delhi. Ms. Akhtar has four decades of academic scholarship in educational leadership. She is known for spearheading international educational administrators’ course for senior officials from 130 countries for more than 15 years at National Institute of Educational Planning and Administration (NIEPA) in New Delhi.
Topics: Education in Delhi • Education in India • Indian Muslims • Jamia Millia Islamia • Najma Akhtar • National Institute of Educational Planning and Administration • Universities and colleges in India • Universities in India