Maulana Azad National Urdu University

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Maulana Azad National Urdu University
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Type Public
Established 1998
Chancellor Firoz Bakht Ahmed[1]
Vice-Chancellor Mohammad Aslam Parvaiz
Students Approx. 7000 (campus)
Location Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Campus Urban, 200 acres
Affiliations UGC
Website www.manuu.ac.in

Maulana Azad National Urdu University is a Central University located in the city of Hyderabad in the Indian state of Telangana. It was named after Maulana Abul Kalam Azad, India's first Minister of Education, a freedom fighter in India's struggle for independence, and a scholar of Islam and Urdu literature.

History[edit]

The university was established by an Act of the Parliament in January 1998, with an All India jurisdiction. The university has been awarded "A" Grade by National Assessment & Accreditation Council (NAAC).[citation needed]

Chancellor[edit]

Firoz Bakht Ahmed was appointed chancellor of Maulana Azad National Urdu University on 17 May 2018.[1]

Memorial lecture[edit]

Vice-President Hamid Ansari will deliver the first Mohammed Quli Qutub Shah memorial lecture at Maulana Azad Urdu University.[2]

Facilities[edit]

The university is home to the Maulna Azad Library, which was established in 1998.[3] The library subscribes to 27 periodicals in Urdu, 129 in English, nine in Hindi and 40 popular magazines apart from 13 newspapers in Urdu, English, Telugu and Hindi.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Hyderabad/manuu-gets-new-chancellor/article23918995.ece
  2. ^ http://indtoday.com/hamid-ansari-to-visit-hyderabad-on-apr-13/
  3. ^ a b "Maulana Azad Library". Maulana Azad National Urdu University. Retrieved 2009-04-07.

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