Tuesday, 30 May 2017

Manipur Governor Najma Heptulla appointed Jamia Millia Islamia Chancellor

Manipur Governor and former Minority Affairs Minister Najma Heptulla has been appointed as the Chancellor of Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi.

77-year old Heptulla succeeds Lt. Gen. (Retd.) M.A. Zaki, who completes his five-year term this month. Ms. Heptulla will also serve for the term of five-years. Ms. Heptulla has had the distinction of presiding over the women’s parliamentarians’ group of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) in 1993.

    Static Takeaways for Dena Bank PO Exam-
    • Talat Ahmad is the Vice-Chancellor of Jamia Millia Islamia
    • Jamia Millia Islamia, an institution originally established at Aligarh, in 1920 it became a Central University by an act of the Indian Parliament in 1988
    • In Urdu language, Jamia means ‘University’, and Millia means ‘National’.
    Source- The Hindu

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