Jamia Milia Islamia has appointed Prof S M Rashid, an expert in the
field of remote-sensing, as its new Pro Vice-Chancellor.
Rashid, who is a Professor at the Department of Geography at the
prestigious university and has been associated with the institution
for 50 years both as a student and teacher, took charge on Friday,
Jamia said in a statement.
Rashid, who has held other administrative positions in the
university, was serving as the Dean of Faculty of Natural Sciences
before taking up the new assignment.
Rashid, who joined the varsity as a lecturer in 1973, specialises in
remote-sensing and has been working in the area of cartography, the
"I would see to it that the dream of making Jamia Millia Islamia a
world class university gets fulfilled," Rashid said.