Nilofar Khan becomes the first woman VC of Kashmir varsity

New Delhi

Prof Nilofer Khan has become the first woman Vice-Chancellor of the University of Kashmir. The order for her appointment was released today by Lt Governor Manoj Sinha in Srinagar. her appointment will be for three years.

Nilofar Khan is a professor in the Home Science department of the University.

The order issued by the Raj Bhawan said:

“In exercise of the powers vested in me under Section 12 of the Kashmir and Jammu Universities Act, 1969, I Manoj Sinha, Chancellor, University of Kashmir, hereby appoint Professor Nilofer Khan, Professor, Department of Home Sciences, University of Kashmir, as Vice Chancellor of the University of Kashmir for a period of three (03) years with effect from the date she takes over the charge.”

The communication issued by the Lieutenant Governor’s Secretariat was issued Thursday afternoon. It said that the terms and conditions will be notified separately.

Significantly, Prof Nilofer Khan is the first woman to be appointed at the premiere institution. She replaces

She will replace earth-scientist Prof Talat Ahmad whose three-year term ended in August 2021.

Source: Awaz The Voice


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