30.01.2023: Governor constitutes Search Committees for selection of Mumbai, Pune Vice Chancellors
Governor constitutes Search Committees for selection of Mumbai, Pune Vice Chancellors
Maharashtra Governor and Chancellor of Universities in the State Bhagat Singh Koshyari has constituted separate Search Committees for the selection of vice chancellors to the University of Mumbai and the Savitribai Phule Pune University.
The Search Committee for the selection of Mumbai University vice chancellor will be headed by the former UGC Chairman Dr. D. P. Singh while the Search panel for the selection of the vice chancellor of the Savitribai Phule Pune University will be headed by former AICTE chairman Dr Anil Sahasrabuddhe.
Prof. Pramod Kumar Jain, Director, Indian Institute of Technology, (BHU) Varanasi, Anand Limaye, Additional Chief Secretary (Home) and Prof. Suresh Kumar, Vice Chancellor of the English and Foreign Languages University Hyderabad (UGC nominee) will be the members of the Search Committee for the selection of Mumbai University Vice Chancellor.
Dr. Abhay Karandikar, Director, IIT, Kanpur, Deepak Kapoor, Additional Chief Secretary, Irrigation Department and Dr. Meena R. Chandawarkar, Chief Advisor-Quality Assurance, BVV Sangha, Bagalkot and former Vice Chancellor of Karnataka State Women’s University Vijaypura (UGC Nominee) have been named as the Members of the Search Committee for the selection of vice chancellor of the Savitribai Phule Pune University.
The term of MU vice chancellor Suhas Pednekar ended on 10 September. Shivaji University Vice Chancellor Dr. Digambar Shirke has been holding the additional charge of the post of Mumbai Vice Chancellor.
The term of Vice Chancellor Dr. Nitin Karmalkar ended on 18 May 2022. Dr. Karbhari Kale, Vice Chancellor of the Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Technological University, Lonere has been holding the additional charge of the post of SPPU Vice Chancellor.