Padma Shri award for Najma Akhtar, first woman vice-chancellor of Jamia
The Morning Standard|January 26, 2022
Najma Akhtar, Jamia VC at ceremony

FIRST woman vice-chancellor of Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI), Najma Akhtar has been selected for the Padma Shri award. Akhtar will be one of the 28 Indians, who will be conferred with the award in the field of literature and education by President Ram Nath Kovind, at a ceremonial function, which is held at Rashtrapati Bhawan every year.

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