A search committee formed by the Executive Council of the Delhi University to look for new VC
Jasleen Kaur | June 10, 2010
Vice-Chancellor of Delhi University Prof Deepak Pental's term is set to expire in August. To search for a new VC, DU's Executive Council (EC) has constituted a search committee on Thursday. Two members recomended by the EC are Rajagopala Chidambaram, a nuclear scientist and a former VC of JNU Prof. Yoginder K Alagh. These names will now be send to the visitor of the university i.e President Pratibha Patil who will add one more member to the committee. The name proposed by the President will be the chairman of the committee.
A member of EC told Governance Now that ideally the search committee should be appointed atleast six months before the date of retirement of the present VC. But it was not done and Prof Pental called for an emergency meeting only two days back. He also said that the names of the members finalised were not properly discussed by the VC.
EC had also proposed two other names - former Chief Justice of India Justice J S Berma and Justice AM Ahemdi. After the formation of the committee, the university will give advertisement asking for applications for the job.
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