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 Hon'ble Governor of Bihar - Dr. Akhlaqur Rahman Kidwai

Name:Dr. Akhlaqur Rahman Kidwai
Birth Date:1st July, 1920
Place of Birth:Baragaon, Uttar Pradesh.
B.A.:Jamia Millia Islamia University. 1940.
M.Sc. :Illinois, USA. 1948.
Ph.D.:Cornell University, USA. 1950.
Positions Held   
1979-85:Governor of Bihar.
1993-98: Governor of Bihar.
Positions Held   
1974-76:Union Deputy Minister, Railways.
1976-77:Union Deputy Minister, Commerce.
Career Milestones
Chairman and Member of Union Public Service Commission (1967-1979).
Prof. and Head of the Dept. (Chemistry), Dean Faculty of Science (1951-1967) and Chancellor of Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh (1983-1992).
Member, Regional Imbalances Enquiry Commission, Jammu and Kashmir (1979).
Member, National Committee on Science and Technology (1968-1974) and Perspective Science and Technology Plan Committee, Dept. of Science and Technology and the Planning Commission of India
Member, State Planning Board and Heavy Industries Plan Committee, Govt. of Uttar Pradesh.
Member, Board of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) and Member of the Council of the governing body of the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) during 1970-1973.
Member, Central Advisory Board of Education (Ministry of Education, Govt. of India).
Chairman, Board of Assessment of Educational & Technical Qualifications for Employment (Ministry of Education, Govt. of India).
Chairman, Central Universities Review Committee, UGC, New Delhi.
President, Vocational Education Society for Women, New Delhi.
Leader, Indian Goodwill Delegation to Saudi Arabia for Haj, 1994.
Fields of Interest
Administration, Education, Science, Technology and the Industry, Welfare Programmes.

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