Get all your news in one place.
100’s of premium titles.
One app.
Start reading
The Hindu
The Hindu
The Hindu Bureau

UoH alumnus, former head of department appointed UGC member

Alumnus of the University of Hyderabad (UoH) and a former head of the English department Sachidananda Mohanty has been appointed a member of the University Grants Commission (UGC), as per a gazette notification issued by the Ministry of Higher Education.

Mr. Mohanty will be a member of the Commission for three years, starting April 10, 2024.

In a career spanning three decades, he had been a professor and a head of the Department of English at UoH, where he was an MA student of the 1977-79 batch. He also served as the Vice-Chancellor of Central University of Odisha.

He is currently the Sri Aurobindo chair professor at Panjab University in Chandigarh.

Sign up to read this article
Read news from 100’s of titles, curated specifically for you.
Already a member? Sign in here
Related Stories
Top stories on inkl right now
One subscription that gives you access to news from hundreds of sites
Already a member? Sign in here
Our Picks
Fourteen days free
Download the app
One app. One membership.
100+ trusted global sources.