UGC New Chairman: JNU Vice-Chancellor M Jagadesh Kumar has been appointed as the Chairman of the University Grants Commission (UGC).
New chairman of UGC (photo-ANI twitter)
UGC New Chairman: JNU Vice Chancellor (Vice-Chancellor) M Jagadesh Kumar has been appointed as the chairman of the University Grants Commission (UGC). Officials gave this information on Friday. Jagdish Kumar’s tenure in JNU was full of controversies. He is currently taking over as the acting Vice-Chancellor after his term ended last year. Confirming this, a senior education ministry official said, “M Jagadesh Kumar (M Jagdesh Kumar) has been appointed as the new chairman of UGC. The post was vacant since December 7 after Professor DP Singh resigned from the post of UGC chairman on attaining the age of 65.
Singh took over as the UGC President in 2018. The post of Vice-Chairman of the Higher Education Regulatory is also vacant. The ministry is yet to appoint Kumar’s successor in JNU. M Jagadesh Kumar originally hails from Mamidala in Nalgonda district of Telangana. He did IIT Madras (IIT Madras) MS and PhD from Electrical Engineering Department. The School of Engineering was started in the year 2018 while being the Vice Chancellor of JNU.
Because of this, M. Jagdish Kumar has been in the discussion
M. Jagdish Kumar’s tenure as the Vice Chancellor of JNU began in January 2016. M. Jagdish Kumar has been in the headlines. M. Jagdish Kumar was also in the headlines regarding the hostel fee hike in JNU in 2019. The students complained that they did not talk to the students.
JNU Vice-Chancellor M Jagadesh Kumar appointed as the Chairman of University Grants Commission (UGC) pic.twitter.com/ffO5euGGsk
— ANI (@ANI) February 4, 2022
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On the other hand, talking about Prof. Dhirendra Pal Singh, he has 34 years of professional experience in various institutions in the field of education planning and administration, institution building, teaching and training, research and development, international cooperation etc.
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