Published On: Sat, Jul 21st, 2018

Prof Raj Kumar appointed VC of Panjab University

New Delhi: Professor Raj Kumar has been appointed the vice-chancellor of Panjab University (PU), a government statement said today.

Professor Raj Kumar has been appointed the vice-chancellor of Panjab University

The appointment was made by Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu who is chancellor of the university.

The term of the appointment will be for three years with effect from July 23, 2018 or from the date he assumes charge of his office, the statement said.

At present, Prof Raj Kumar is posted as the Dean and Head of Institute of Management Studies of the Banaras Hindu University.

The term of the present PU vice-chancellor Prof Arun Kumar Grover is expiring on July 22.

The Vice President had last month constituted a selection Committee to draw up a panel of three names suitable for the post of the vice chancellor.

The selection committee submitted a panel of three names for the consideration of the Vice President on July 17, 2018 after considering various applications received and interviewing nine applicants, the statement said.

PTI

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