About Dr. Rafique Anjum

Dr. Rafique Anjum

A Brief Resume

Doctor of Medicine MBBS (Jmu) M.D.Paedia (K.U)
JK Health & Medical Education Ex. Lecturer/Registrar GMC Srinagar

Doctor of Philosophy M.A. NET, Urdu; M.A. NET, English M.A. NET, JKSET, Islamic Studies K.U.
Ph.D. Islamic Studies, University of Kashmir, Srinagar

Dr. Rafique Anjum is a "Doctor of Medicine" {M.D. Paediatrics} and a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D. Islamic Studies) from University of Kashmir and a multifaceted litterateur having earned recognition from beyond borders for his creative, analytical and critical literary works. Having previously worked as Registrar & Lecturer Paedia in GMC Srinagar for 5 years (2004-2009) and Consultant Paediatrician, with J&K Health & Medical Education Department, for 8 years (2009-2017); Dr. Rafique Anjum has put in 30yrs of uninterrupted gazette service before seeking voluntary retirement from service under V. R. S. WEF August 31, 2017 which has not been sanctioned till date.

In Medical Sciences, Dr. Rafique Anjum completed his graduation (M.B; B.S. (1985) from University of Jammu, M.D. Paedia (1997) and worked as Resident doctor, Research Scholar, Registrar, Lecturer and Consultant, spending 11 long years in Teaching Hospitals (GMC Jammu/Srinagar). He has exceptional honor of being a key member in establishing Post Graduate Departments of Paediatrics at SMGS Hospital-GMC Jammu (1993) & at GB Pant Hospital Srinagar (2005). Further Dr. Rafique Anjum has put in 30yrs of uninterrupted gazette service and has recently retired under V. R. S. on August 31, 2017. He was conferred with State Humanity Award 2018 for his selfless service to Humanity over past 30 years.

Having brilliant academic record and varied interests particularly in medicine, sports, literature and Comparative Study of Religions particularly Islam; Dr Anjum in addition to his graduation (M.B; B.S. (1985) from University of Jammu, and M.D. Paedia (1997) from university of Kashmir; completed his M.A. Islamic Studies (2010) and Ph.D in Islamic Studies from university of Kashmir, CIC from IGNOU (2002) and M.A. NET Urdu(2009) & M.A. NET English (2012) from MANUU Hyderabad. Further he has qualified JK SET in Islamic Studies (2016) and UGC NET in Islamic Studies; three Times in 2010, 2012 and 2013 besides UGC NET in Comparative Study of Religions in January 2017.

In literature Dr. Rafique Anjum has authored more than 30 books including, first ever History of Gojri Literature in 10 volumes, Gojri-English-Urdu dictionary, Gojri Grammar, Gojri Kahwat Kosh & Banjara, a treatise on life and works Indo-Pak Gojri writers. Dr. Rafique Anjum is presently the most read and referred to, writer of Gojri having been conferred with highest state level 'Award for Excellence in Literature' beside being a Member of General Council of J&K cultural academy. J&K Academy of Art, Culture & Languages; has published a special issue of 'Sheeraza' on "Life and Works of Dr. Rafique Anjum" in recognition of his contributions to Gojri language. The University of Jammu Awarded M.Phil to a scholar for his research on, Urdu Poetry of Dr. Rafique Anjum. In 2015, Dr. Rafique Anjum was invited to frame syllabus and establish Department of Tribal Studies (Gojri) at Central University of Himachal Pradesh. Padam Shree Kh.M.Y. Taing, (Ex. DG Culture), observes: "Pichli nisaf sadi men jo Gojri adab tehrir hua he us men se Dr. Rafique Anjum ka hissa nikaal dijiye to aesa khalaa samne aaye ga jo oonche suron men bolne lage ga"

Anjum has attended multiple National & International conferences and contributed dozens of Research papers in National & International journals. His honors and awards in other fields are additional features.


Special Expertise : Exceptional honor of being a key member in :-

  • Establishment of PG Deptt. of Paediatrics at SMGS Hospital GMC Jammu (1993.
  • Establishment of PG Deptt. of Paediatrics at GB Pant Hospital, GMC Srinagar (2005).
  • Establishment of "Department of Tribal Studies" at Central University of Himachal Pradesh.
  • Establishment of "Department of Islamic Studies" at BGSB University Rajouri-2017.

Family Details

0 Dr. Rafique Anjum (Self) MD Paedia. Consultant Paedia.
1. Ms Munira Begum(wife) Educated but not literate. (Home-maker)
2. Dr. Shaahid Anjum (son) M.S. Surgery (Surgeon Specialist)
3. Dr. Usma Dar (Daughter in Law) BDS (Dental Surgeon)
4. Dr Raashid Anjum ( Son ) M.S. Ortho (Ortho Surgeon)
5. Dr. Shazia Qayum (Daughter in Law) M.S. (Ophtho) Eye Specialist
6. Ms. Naveed Anjum (Daughter) M.A English (B. Ed) Teacher
7. Mr. Arshad Iqbal (son in law) M.A . Education (B. Ed) Teacher