Prof Siddiqi’s term as VC IUST extended for two years

SRINAGAR: Prof Mushtaq A Siddiqi, Vice Chancellor of Islamic University of Science and Technology (IUST), has been accorded an extension of two years in his tenure of office as the Vice Chancellor.

According to a statement, Governor Satya Pal Malik, who is also the Chancellor of IUST, has extended the term of office of Vice Chancellor Prof Mushtaq A Siddiqi upto five years from the date he entered upon this office with effect from May 18, 2016.

“The extension has been accorded by the Chancellor in exercise of powers conferred under the Statute 2 Clause-(4) of the statutes appended to the Islamic University of Science & Technology Act 2005,” the statement said.

Prof Siddiqi had assumed the office of Vice Chancellor IUST on May 18, 2016 for a tenure of three years.