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Press Trust of India|May 22, 2023
NEW DELHI: Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) has unanimously elected Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin as the chancellor of the university for a period of five years with effect from tomorrow, March 14, 2023.
The position will be switching from Najma Heptulla who completed her five-year term as Chancellor of the university last year to Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin. The newly-elected chancellor has overseen multiple projects such as Saifee Burhani Uplift Project, Turning the Tide, Project Rise, FMB Community kitchen work towards eradication of hunger, reduction of food waste, protecting the environment among others.
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He has also been awarded with various accolades in his career, Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin was featured in the 500 Most Influential Muslims list. He completed his education in Dawoodi Bohra educational institute Al-jamia-tus-saifiya in Surat and is also an alumnus of Al-Azhar University and Cairo University, Egypt.
"Dr Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin, who leads by his exceptional examples has dedicated his life to the betterment of the society at large with special focus on education, environment, socio-economic aspects and so on," added a press statement.
Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin has authored the annual treatise over the last five years and has written various Urdu poems, literary pieces in the community's vernacular, Lisan al-Dawat. The chancellor has also been involved in philanthropic work and has introduced sustainable agricultural systems, enhancing local infrastructure and providing equal access to education to both girls and boys in Yemen.
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