Bhubaneswar, 14 May-2014, Abhijit Saha: The Governor of Odisha S C Jamir has today appointed Dr Ashok Kumar Das as the new vice chancellor of Utkal University.
Dr Ashok Kumar Das appointed as New Vice Chancellor Of Utkal University
Presently, Dr Das is the Head of Laser & Plasma Technology Division of BARC.
Earlier a search committee had submitted 3 names to the governor S C Jamir. The search committee consisted of 3 members R K Chauhan who is a former secretary of UGC, Dinesh Singh who is a vice chancellor of Delhi University and Kailash Chandra Mishra who is a vice chancellor of Sri Sri University.
The 3 names of the candidates who were suggested for the post include Prof Samson Maharana a commerce professor of Utkal University, Ashok Das who is a scientist at Bhabha Atomic Research Centre and Prakash Sarangi who is a retired professor of political science in Central University at Hyderabad.