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Prof S M Patnaik appointed as Utkal University Vice-Chancellor

Press Trust of India  |  Bhubaneswar 

Dr Soumendra Mohan Patnaik was today appointed as the Vice-Chancellor of the prestigious Utkal University, Bhubaneswar.

Governor and Chancellor of Universities S C Jamir appointed Patnaik as Vice-Chancellor.

Patnaik will hold the office for a period of three years with effect from the date he assumes office as such or until further orders, a notification issued by the said.

At present Patnaik is working as Professor of Anthropology, University of and has also been the president of Indian Anthropological Association.

He is a full bright Nehru Visiting Fellow at Virginia Tech University and has authored three books and published more than 33 research publications in national and international journals.

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First Published: Mon, July 17 2017. 17:48 IST