Moosa Raza was awarded the Padma Bhushan in 2010. He has served the governments of Gujarat, Jammu & Kashmir and Uttar Pradesh and the Government of India in various capacities as Secretary (Health), Secretary in Cabinet Secretariat, Secretary of Steel and Governor's Advisor. He is also the chairman of the South Indian Educational Trust (S.I.E.T), which runs six educational institutions.
The grandson of the renowned leader Qaide Milleth Muhammad Ismail Sahib, Dawood Miakhan is an educationist, social and political activist, and General Secretary of the Quaide Milleth Educational and Social Trust. He is also the General Secretary of the Quaide Milleth International Academy of Media Studies (QIAMS).
Dr. S. Sathikh
Former Vice Chancellor, University of Madras, Dr. S. Sathikh has a long and distinguished history as an educationist and academician. He is also the honorary Chairman of the College Governing Council of M.A.M. College of Engineering, Trichy.
Vasanthi Devi, former vice-chancellor of Manonamaniam Sundaranar University in Tirunelveli, is remembered for the wide-ranging reforms she ushered in during her tenure of six years. She also served as chairperson of the Tamil Nadu State Commission for Women for three years and as a member of the State Planning Board for a brief period. She completed her Masters in History from the Presidency College, Madras, and got her Ph.D. from the University of the Philippines, Manila.
Dato’ Seri Mohamed Iqbal Rawther
Dato’ Seri Mohamed Iqbal Rawther is one of the most renowned business and social entrepreneurs in Malaysia. He is co-founder of the Farlim Group, a property development company that is the recipient of the Malaysian Prime Minister’s Quality Award and which has delivered 30,000 housing units in Malaysia. Over the course of his career, he has also worked to upscale and improve the finances of hospitals, religious affairs councils and Muslim business agencies.
Gnani Sankaran is a veteran journalist and political and social activist. He has been writing for the last 40 years in English and Tamil and has held senior positions in several publications, including Dinamani, Ananda Vikatan, Junior Vikatan, and Junior Post.
Chief editor of the Navamani in Sri Lanka, N.M. Ameen has had a long career in social and political activism. He is the President of the Muslim Council of Sri Lanka and has also served as the President of the Sri Lanka Muslim Media Forum.
Dr. Fakhruddin Mohammed
Dr. Fakhruddin is chairman of one of the largest Muslim organisations in India – the Muslim Educational Social and Cultural Organisation (MESCO). A doctor by profession, Dr. Fakhruddin has gained international recognition for his services in the field of education, relief services, and poverty alleviation. In particular, his effort to educate the poorest sections of society has won him great acclaim