Hakeem Abdul Hameed (14th Sept. 1908 – 22 July 1999), a renowned physician, was the Founder-Chancellor of Jamia Hamdard, which he established with his own resources. A great philanthropist, thinker and visionary, he set up several institutions with the funds of Hamdard Wakf Laboratories. Some of the esteemed institutions established by him include Hamdard National Foundation, Hamdard Education Society, , Hamdard Public School, Hamdard Institute of Historical Research, Ghalib Academy, Centre for South Asian Studies and Business & Employment Bureau.
His noble vision was to bring happiness and growth to society through the development of education, services and health care. His motivating force has inspired Jamia Hamdard to successfully undertake multidimensional projects in the service of soc