JNU prof gets award

JNU prof gets award

For her commitment and work towards Indo-German relations over the past decades, Prof Ummu Salma Bava of the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) has been conferred a prestigious order of Merit by Germany.

The Chargé d'Affaires of Germany Cord Meier-Klodt conferred the honour, Bundesverdienstkreuz (Germany’s Order of Merit) on Bava here at a function at German Embassy.

With her publications, lectures and educational activities, Bava has encouraged the study related to German politics in India.

Speaking on the occasion, Meier-Klodt said, “Prof Bava is an ambassador of Germany in India and a part of cultural, political and scientific exchange. She is a trusted and reliable partner.

“This Order of Merit is recognition of her contribution to Indo-German relations.”