Ghalib Academy, registered society (Registration No. 3888 of 1968-69) is an educational and cultural institution of national important. Hakeem Abdul Hameed is Founder President of this Academy. It was inaugurated on 22nd February, 1969 by late Dr. Zakir Hussain, President of India. It has been established in the memory of Mirza Asadullah Khan Ghalib whose pre-eminence in the cherished art of poetry and prose, is a fact of which we have every reason to be proud.