Jammu University VC to Be Appointed Soon

The Central University Jammu may get soon its first Vice Chancellor (VC). The appointment is likely to be announced in the next two or three days.

As per the officials, the Union Home Ministry has in talks with the Government of Jammu to select the university’s first VC from the Jammu region. Furthermore, the officials have stated that the ministry was waiting for President Pratibha Patil’s return from the foreign tour but now with her come back, the VC appointment file would be sent to her for approval on Monday i.e. August 1, 2011.

Meanwhile, J & K Chief Minister Omar Abdullah spoke to HRD Minister Kapil Sibal on the matter early last week and was confident regarding the early appointment of the first vice chancellor of Jammu Central University.

The appointment has also received agitation from some groups as they are against the early step in the issue and demanded a local resident should be selected for the post of Vice Chancellor of Jammu University.

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