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Governor appoints VCs & Pro VCs in 3 new univs of Bihar

Press Trust of India  |  Patna 

Governor-cum- today appointed Vice-Chancellors (VC) in the three newly created universities of the state.

The three new universities where appointments have been made are- Patliputra University, Patna, Munger University, Munger and Purnea University, Purnea.

The Governor-cum-appointed Gulab Chand Ram Jaiswal and as VC and Pro-VC of Patliputra University, respectively.

and have been made VC and Pro-VC of Munger University, Munger, a Raj Bhawan release said.

has been appointed as VC of Purnea University, while Prabhat Kumar Singh will be the Pro VC of the university, it said.

Using his powers under relevant sections of State University (Amendment) Act 1976, the Malik made the new appointments on the basis of recommendations of the of universities and subsequent meaningful and effective consultation with the and personal interaction with shortlisted candidates, the release said.

The tenure of the newly appointed VCs and Pro VCs would be of three years and would commence from the day they assume the charge, it said.

The has already announced the functioning of new universities from the upcoming academic session (2018-19).

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First Published: Mon, March 19 2018. 18:40 IST