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President Ram Nath Kovind okays Vice Chancellors for 12 central varsities


New Delhi, July 23

President Ram Nath Kovind, who is the Visitor to central universities, has approved the appointment of vice chancellors for 12 such universities, including those in Haryana, Himachal Pradesh and Jammu.

Prof Tarkeshwar Kumar, Prof Sat Prakash Bansal and Dr Sanjeev Jain have been appointed vice chancellors of central universities in Haryana, Himachal Pradesh and Jammu, respectively. Appointments have also been made for central universities in Jharkhand, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Hyderabad. The Central University of South Bihar, Manipur University, Maulana Azad National Urdu University, North-Eastern Hill University and Guru Ghasidas University have also got new VCs. Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan informed the Rajya Sabha that 22 posts of VCs were vacant, out of which appointments to 12 posts had already been finalised.

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