The President of India in the capacity as Visitor, has appointed Prof. Mohammad Miyan as the Acting Vice-Chancellor of the Central University of Orissa, Koraput (CUO) during the interim period till the appointment of the new Vice-Chancellor, as per the communiqué received from the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India, by the Registrar-I/c, Central University of Orissa, Koraput.
The tenure of first Vice-Chancellor of the University was over on 27th February, 2014. Prof. Mohammad Miyan, the incumbent Vice-Chancellor of Maulana Azad National Urdu University, Hyderabad has been assigned the additional charges of VC of Central University of Orissa, Koraput.
Prof. Miyan is a renowned academician, good administrator, Member of several academic decision making bodies in various universities / institutions including DEC and IGNOU, member / office bearer of professional organization like Indian Association of Teacher Educators, comparative Education Society of India, All India Association of Educational Research.
He is having more than 40 years teaching experience (PG Level) and administrative experience in Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, has worked in different capacity as Dean, Faculty of Education; Head, Dept. of Educational Studies; Registrar, Finance Officer, Honorary Vigilance Officer, Director (School), OSD (Exams), OSD (Infrastructure & Buildings), Director, Academy of Profession, Development of Urdu medium Teachers and Honorary Director, Centre for Distance and Open Learning.
In the course of his distinguished professional career in education, Prof. Miyan has published numerous Books and Research papers on creativity, educational administration and distance education in reputed international and national journals. Some of these publications are regarded as landmark contributions in the field of Education and education technology.
He visited Canada, Japan, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Turkey, Philippines Mauritius, Oman & France, Saudi Arabia & Kuwait (in some cases represented GOI in UNESCO Seminars) in different academic occasion.
Prof. Miyan has significant Achievements in the Development of Learning Material for National Open School which is now known as National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS) started Urdu medium courses in Nineties, Regional Resource Centre at Jamia Millia Islamia, Dr. Zakir Husain Memorial Welfare Society, New Delhi, Distance Education Programme (DPEP) IGNOU, Centre for Distance and Open Learning, Academy for Professional Development of Urdu Medium Teachers.