KL NEWS NETWORK
Professor Mushtaq Sidiqui was Thursday appointed as the Vice Chancellor of Islamic University of Science and Technology (IUST) Awantipora.
Prof Siddiqui is currently heading an NGO, TUAM Child Tripple Trust.
The trust works for the education and health sector of downtrodden section of the society.
Sources said that the decision in this regard was taken during a meeting of the Search Committee and the chief minister, Mehbooba Mufti, who is also the Chancellor of the University.
A Search Committee headed by advisor to CM, Prof Amitabh Matto was formed some time back to address the issue.
A former professor at SKIMS, Prof Sidiqui will replace Professor A R Trag.