Veteran educationist Prof Mohd Muzammil has been appointed as the Vice Chancellor of Mahatma Jyotiba Phule Rohilkhand University, Bareilly. Governor of Uttar Pradesh and Chancellor of Lucknow University, BL Joshi announced that Prof Muzammil will resume his office for a period of three years. Prior to this appointment, he was working as professor in the department of economics, Lucknow University.
Prof Muzammil has done his PhD in economics from Lucknow University in 1985 on 'Financing of Education in Uttar Pradesh'. He then did his post doctoral research on 'Human Development in South Asia' as a visiting fellow in South Asian Visiting Scholarship Programme, University of Oxford, England.
He has received various awards for his outstanding contributions. Prof Muzammil is a recipient of Govind Ballabh Pant Economics Award (in 2000) for his best book in Hindi. He holds a teaching experience of 37 years in the department of economics, Lucknow University. He is presently the chairman, Annual Reports Committee, LU.
Talking about his priorities, Prof Muzammil said that creating motivational and inspirational atmosphere in the campus would be his top priority. He said that he would try to ensure health relations between teachers and students.