Principal / Professor of SMI College
Dr. Shaikh has been working as the Principal/ Professor, Sindh Madressatul Islam (SMI) for several years. In that capacity, he also served as Member/Secretary of the Board of Governors headed by the federal minister for education. He has served in this position from 1994-2000, 2003-2006 and since 2009 to-date. Under his leadership, the historic institution having the distinction of being the alma-mater of the founder of the nation, Quaid-e-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah, regained its lost glory and emerged as one of the finest educational institution of the country. It was upgraded to college level and its elevation to university level is on its way. A teachers "training centeras well as a girls" high school were added, as were added three computer centers, an in-house museum, a libraryand an auditorium. Century old historic buildings of Indo-Gothic architectural traditions were restored and preserved. On account of his services for the cause of education, particularly his contributions towards Sindh Madressah, the Prime Minister of Pakistan conferred Gold Medal on him on behalf of the Ministry of Education, UNESCO, HEC, USAID and NCHD in 2006.