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Talat given additional charge of VC Cluster University Srinagar

Srinagar : Government has given Vice Chancellor Kashmir University Professor Talat Ahmad as an additional charge of Vice-Chancellor Cluster University Srinagar.

In an order issued by Higher Education Department, a copy of which lies with news agency reads, “Consequent upon the acceptance of resignation of the Vice-Chancellor of Cluster University Srinagar by the competent authority and in the exercise of the powers conferred under section-12 of the Srinagar and Jammu Cluster Universities Act, 2016, it is hereby ordered that the Charge of Vice-Chancellor, Cluster University Srinagar shall be held by Prof. Talat Ahmad, Vice-Chancellor, the University of Kashmir in addition to his own duties, till the appointment of a new incumbent is made by the competent authority to take over the office of the Vice-Chancellor of Cluster University Srinagar.”

The Higher Education Department of Jammu and Kashmir has already constituted a search committee for the appointment of new vice-chancellors of Cluster University Jammu and Cluster University Srinagar.

The three-member Search Committee, headed by Dr Asgar Hassan Samoon – Principal Secretary, School Education Department, shall draw up a panel of names for appointment of vice-chancellors of both the cluster universities.