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About Sir Dr. Ziauddin Ahmad

DZIC was named after the scholar, educationist, and statesman, Sir Dr. Ziauddin Ahmad.

Dr. Ziauddin was an influential personality in pre-partition India, who played a pivotal role in the Pakistan Movement. As an eminent societal leader, Dr. Ziauddin Ahmad was elected as a Member of the Legislative Assembly of the UP province. He was responsible for some critical legislation which improved the legal justice system of the province.

His intellectual pursuits focused on Mathematics, in which he received a PhD. He was also a distinguished professor, and the first Pro-Vice-Chancellor, at the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU). His contributions to the development of AMU were second only to its founder’s, Sir Syed Ahmed Khan.

For his contributions to education and diplomacy, Dr. Ziauddin Ahmad was knighted in 1938.

Dr. Ziauddin passed away in December 1947. His legacy continues to thrive in the form of the Dr. Ziauddin Hospital, Ziauddin University, and the Dr. Ziauddin Intermediate College

Read more about Dr. Ziauddin Ahmad at: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ziauddin_Ahmad