Dr. Rajinder Verma Appointed as Pro-Vice-Chancellor of HPU
Shimla, June 3
In a significant development, Dr. Rajinder Verma, a distinguished professor from the Department of Law at Himachal Pradesh University, has been appointed as the Pro-Vice-Chancellor of the esteemed institution. This decision was made by Shiv Pratap Shukla, the Governor of Himachal Pradesh and Chancellor of the university, in consultation with the State Government.
Dr. Verma’s appointment comes under the provisions of Sub Section (1) & (4) of Section 12-D of the Himachal Pradesh University Act, 1970 (Act No.17 of 1970), as amended up to date. He will serve as the Pro-Vice-Chancellor for a term of three years, commencing from the date he assumes office, or until he reaches the age of 65, whichever occurs earlier.
Also read HPU Vice Chancellor applies to relinquish post
As per the official announcement, the emoluments and other terms of service for the Pro-Vice-Chancellor will be determined by the State Government. Additionally, Dr. Verma will be subject to the applicable terms and conditions outlined in the Himachal Pradesh University Act, 1970.
Dr. Rajinder Verma, with his vast expertise in the field of law, is expected to bring immense value to the academic community at Himachal Pradesh University. His appointment is seen as a positive step towards strengthening the university’s academic and administrative leadership, as it continues to strive for excellence in education and research.
Noteworthy here is that even the current Vice Chancellor of the university has shown interest in reliquishing the post.
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