Prof Chakradhar Tripathi takes charge as new CUO Vice-Chancellor 

Education Odisha

Koraput, September 26: Prof. Chakradhar Tripathi on Monday took the charge of the Vice- Chancellor of Central University of Odisha (CUO) at its permanent campus at Sunabeda.

He took over the charges from Vice Chancellor in-charge Prof. SK Palita. Prof. Tripathi is the fourth regular Vice-Chancellor of the University.

Prior to joining the CUO, Prof. Tripathi was the senior Professor of Hindi Department of Hindi at Visva Bharti, Santiniketan, West Bengal. His area of Specialization is Medieval and Modern Hindi Poetry.

Prof. Tripathi has thirty three years of impressive academic as well as administrative experiences in various capacities including Director, Physical Education, Sports, National Services and Student Welfare, Coordinator, International Collaboration (following NEP-2020); Head, Department of Hindi; Chairman, Board of Studies in Hindi; Director (Honorary), Centre for Hindi Teaching, Tagore Institute of Art & Education; President, Visva-Bharati Shaikshik Sangh.

Born in 1960 Jagannathpur village under Hatadihi block in Keonjhar district, Prof. Tripathi did his MA & PhD in Hindi from Visva Bharati and Graduation from Utkal University.

He has published over six books including Kabir Ki Bhakti, Siyaram Tiwari: Vyaktitwa Evam Krititva, NayeeKavitaKaPratipadya, Chintamani Sanchayan, Krishan Chander Ki Pratinidhi Kahaniyan, Atmanirbhar Bharat (Bengali Version), edited four books and translated five books. His many research papers were published in National and International Journals. He has also supervised more than 17 scholars and completed many research projects.

Prof. Tripathi is known to have taken the initiative to advocate the ideologies of ‘Utkal Mani’ Gopabandhu Das. The translation of ‘Gopabandhu Rachnabali’ (Total–08 Volumes) is being published under the guidance and Chief editorship of Prof. Tripathi by NBT.

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