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Barkatullah University new V-C Pramod Verma takes charge


BHOPAL : Newly appointed vice-chancellor of Barkatullah University, Pramod Verma took charge late on Friday evening. Former V-C, MD Tiwari had resigned from the post on Thursday.

Chancellor and governor Om Prakash Kohli appointed Pramod Kumar Verma, professor applied geology, Vikram University, Ujjain as new V-C of Barkatullah University, Bhopal with immediate effect on Friday.

Verma reached the university office and took charge at around 10.30 pm. Registrar UN Shukla welcomed the new V-C, while the other administrative officers were present on the occasion.

In last two days there was quite a turmoil in the university with Tiwari’s resignation and his putting up a note sheet raising the issue of irregularities allegedly been forced by higher education minister Jai Bhan Singh Paviya.

Before the governor accepting the resignation, the state government appointed Pramod Verma.