New Delhi, July 6, 2019: Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) University will get all assistance from the central government to setup a medical college-cum-hospital. The university will be celebrating its centenary next year and vice chancellor of the university Prof Najma Akhtar discusses all these issues with Prime Minister NarendraModi.
Apart from briefing the Prime Minister on academic and research activities in the university, Prof. Akhtar also informed him about the centenary celebrations of the university next year. She also sought a special grant-in-aid for the celebrations. The Prime Minister assured the vice chancellor that her request would be looked into favourably.
The Prime Minister emphasized on the aims and objectives of education of his government as he spoke highly about the high standard of academic and research activities of the university. He was well aware of improvement in JMI’s national and international rankings continuously over the years.The vice chancellor assured the Prime Minister that she would do her best to ensure that JMI fulfilled the government’s objectives in providing quality education as well as inculcating the spirit of nation building amongst the students.
The Prime Minister appreciated Prof Akhtar for her leadership and her style of functioning by delegating responsibilities to both teaching and non-teaching staff in accordance with their professional abilities and efficiencies. Prof Akhtar had called on the President and the Visitor of the University Ram NathKovind on July 1, 2019 and had apprised him of the steps taken by her for improving academic and research activities in the university.