Prof Rajendra Prasad Das becomes new VC of Berhampur University

Bhubaneswar, July 29: Odisha Governor and Chancellor
of universities Dr SC Jamir on Friday appointed Professor (Dr) Rajendra Prasad
Das, as the Vice-Chancellor of Berhampur University.
Prof Das will succeed Prof Deepak Kumar Behera whose
tenure will end on July 31. Prof Das was selected from a list of three
candidates after a personal interview conducted by the Governor held in Raj
Bhavan today.
Prof Das is presently serving as Professor and Director
of Institute of Management in Pandit Ravishankar Shukla University, Raipur in
Chhattisgarh. The appointment is for a period of three years with effect from
the date he assumes office or until further orders, whichever happens first.
He had his post graduation in Commerce from
Kurukshetra University and did PhD in Management from the same university. He
completed FDPM from IIM, Ahmedabad. He has teaching experience of more than 28
years and as Professor for more than 13 years. He is continuing in Pt.
Ravishankar Shukla University since February 2003.
Regarding academic experience, he served as guest faculty
in IIM, Raipur (IIMR), Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru Institute of Business Management
under Vikram University, Ujjain and Core Faculty (PM and IR Area) in Xavier
Labour Relations Institute (XLRI), Jamshedpur. Besides Director, Institute of
Management in Pt Ravishankar Shukla and having served in different positions in
the same university his other administrative experience is as Chairman, Central
Board of Studies in Management for Unified Syllabus in Management under
Government of Chattisgarh where he is continuing at present. 

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