Chair on India’s Ethos at JMI
New Delhi: A Chair for the study of India’s ethos and to explore its cultural links beyond the Asian subcontinent will be set up in Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI). The decision was taken at a meeting on July 14 chaired by the JMI Chancellor and Governor of Manipur, Dr. Najma A. Heptulla and attended by Vice Chancellor, Prof. Talat Ahmad and the university’s Director of Centre for Northeast Studies and Policy Research, Prof. Simi Malhotra and Director of Centre for Jawaharlal Nehru Studies, Prof S. Sarvanan. The objective of the Chair is to promote research on the footprints of India’s ethos beyond its geographical boundaries in Asian countries. “The idea is to strengthen glorious cultural relations emanating from deep-rooted linkages between India and Asian countries” the Chancellor said.