It is a matter of pride for Jamia Millia Millia (JMI) that a current Professor, a retired Professor and an alumnus of the university received prestigious awards for their literary contributions by the Urdu Academy, Government of Delhi. The award function was organised at the Auditorium of the Delhi Secretariat, IP Estate on 6th July, 2023.
Prof. Mohammad Asaduddin of the Department of English has received the Award for Translation for the year 2021-22 by the Urdu Academy, Government of Delhi. Prof. Shamsul Haque Usmani, a retired Professor of the university received Pt. Brij Mohan Dattataria Kaifi award for the year 2021-22 and JMI alumnus Dr. Aadil Hayat received award for Children Literature for the year 2019-20 by the Academy.
Prof. Najma Akhtar, Vice Chancellor, JMI congratulated the awardees and wished them good luck for their future endeavours.
It is worth mentioning that Dr. Abdul Naseeb Khan, Secretary to the Vice Chancellor, JMI and Prof. Anisur Rahman, a former Professor of English at JMI received Urdu academy, Delhi’s Award for Translation in the year 2018 and 2019 respectively.