Ex-Hyderabad University VC to head Jamia Hamdard

A Padma Shri awardee, Hasnain was the VC of UoH from 2005 to 2011.

By: Express News Service | New Delhi | Published: September 3, 2016 2:37:03 am

Scientist and former Vice-Chancellor of University of Hyderabad (UoH) Dr Seyed Ehtesham Hasnain is the new Vice-Chancellor of Jamia Hamdard. He assumed office on Friday. A Padma Shri awardee, Hasnain was the VC of UoH from 2005 to 2011.

Confirming Hasnain’s appointment as VC, Dr Firdous A Wani, the university registrar, said, “In exercise of the powers conferred under Clause 25 of the Memorandum of Association of Jamia, the Hon’ble Chancellor of Jamia Hamdard has appointed Dr Seyed Ehtesham Hasnain as the VC of the university for a period of 5 years…”

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