Lt. Gen Zameer Uddin Shah Joins USTM as Pro Chancellor
Principal Advisor of USTM Prof Nirmal
Kumar Choudhury handing over the appointment letter to Lt.
Gen ZameerUddin Shah in the presence of M Hoque, Chancellor
of USTM as Shah joined as the Pro Chancellor of USTM on 31st
9th Mile, Ro Bhoi, 31
December 2018: Lt. Gen ZameerUddin Shah, former Vice
Chancellor of Aligarh Muslim University has joined the
University of Science & Technology, Meghalaya today and
assumed his responsibility as the Pro Chancellorin a grand
reception organized in presence of high officials and
faculty members of the university. Prof Nirmal Kr. Choudhury,
Principal Advisor of USTM handed over the offer letter to
him in the presence of M Hoque, Chancellor of USTM.
Welcoming Lt Gen Shah to USTM, Chancellor MahbubulHoquesaid
that his association with USTM will definitely bring about
new levels of hope and development in the university and
requested him to offer his brilliant guidance to uplift the
university as a world class university.
Accepting his position as the Pro Chancellor, Lt Gen Shah
assured his dedication and commitment to work for USTM to
make it a global universityLt. General ZameerUddin Shah is a
graduate of the Defence Services Staff College, Higher
Command Course at Army War College and National Defence
College and holds a Master Degree in Defence Studies and
Management from Madras University (1980) and M Phil from
Indore University (1993).
The “academic soldier” as he is referred to by many,
ZameerUddin Shah is a retired Lieutenant General of the
Indian Army. He last served as the Deputy Chief of Army
Staff (Personnel & Systems), Indian Army.When he was in the
Indian army, he fought in the 1971 India-Pakistan war and
been awarded with the ParamVishishtSeva Medal for services
to the nation. After retirement, he served for some time as
an administrative member on the bench of the Armed Forces
Tribunal.ZameerUddin Shah was born on 15 August 1948 in
Bahraich district, Uttar Pradesh, India. An alumnus of St
Joseph's College, Nainital, he is the brother of noted
Indian actor Naseeruddin Shah.