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Himachal BJP SC unit chief takes over as HPU VC

Teaching in the department of economics at HPU, Kumar is also the state president of the ruling Bhartiya Janata Party's (BJP) Scheduled Caste (SC) Morcha.


PTI 03 Aug 2018, 01:10 PM India

Professor Sikander Kumar was today appointed the 26th Vice-Chancellor of the Himachal Pradesh University (HPU), an official release said.

Teaching in the department of economics at HPU, Kumar is also the state president of the ruling Bhartiya Janata Party's (BJP) Scheduled Caste (SC) Morcha.

Officiating Himachal Governor Kaptan Singh Solanki had yesterday approved Kumar's appointment for the job.

Having engaged in teaching and research for about three decades, Kumar has published three books-- Statistical Methods, Micro Economics and Himalayan Economics, the HPU release added.

The professor has also been the president of the economic association of Himachal and the project coordinator and member of many central and state agencies, the release said further.

Earlier pro-vice chancellor professor Rajinder Singh Chauhan was holding the charge of officiating VC after professor ADN Bajpai completed his term on May 24, last year.

(This story has not been edited by Devdiscourse staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)


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