Dr. M. S. Sumbli appointed Rector, Kargil Campus

The University of Kashmir has appointed its senior-most administrative officer Dr Mohammad Shafi Sumbli as Rector of the varsitys Kargil campus. A formal order to this effect was issued on Friday. A doctorate in Kashmiri, Dr Sumbli has completed his M.Phil under the able supervision of renowned professor, late Aali Ahmad Saroor, before switching over to the administrative set-up. Dr Sumbli, who was presently serving as Director Convocation Complex, has held very important positions in the university system over the years including Registrar, Chairman Centre for Sheikh-ul-Alam Studies and Special Secretary to Vice-Chancellor. He has also successfully headed various significant wings of the administration including Estates, Teaching, Development, Examination etc. in his career spanning more than 30 years. Dr Sumbli has also been the longest-serving president of the Kashmir University Officers Association (KUOA). Despite his high commitments on various administrative positions, Dr Sumbli has continued his association with academics, especially teaching and research at the department of Kashmiri and Centre for Sheikh-ul-Alam Studies. Meanwhile, Dr Sumbli shall also look after the affairs of the Universitys Leh campus for the time being.