|New VC of Jamia Hamdard
Milli Gazette Online
Wajahat Habibullah, Secretary, Ministry of Panchayati Raj, Government of India, has been appointed as the new Vice-Chancellor of Jamia Hamdard with effect from 15 March 2005. Wajahat Habibullah is an IAS officer of 1967 batch belonging to the Jammu and Kashmir cadre. Before joining the services, he taught at St. Stephen’s College, Delhi. He served with distinction the Government of Jammu & Kashmir and the Central Government in various capacities. He was Secretary, Ministry of Textiles, Secretary, Department of Consumer Affairs, Secretary, Rajiv Gandhi Foundation, Minister, Community Affairs, Embassy of India, Washington D.C., Director, Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration, Mussoorie. He also served as Administrator, Union Territory of Lakshdweep and Joint Secretary in the Prime Minister’s office. He was awarded senior fellowship at the United States Institute of Peace, Washington DC where he presented a plan for the peaceful settlement of the Kashmir issue.
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