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UGC Chief Appointment: SE Hasnain, Pankaj Chandra shortlisted

The two final candidates have been selected for the coveted
post of University Grants Commission’s Chairman. The former Vice-Chancellor of
Hyderabad University, Professor S.E. Hasnain, and Director, Indian Institute of
Management (Bangalore) Professor Pankaj Chandra have been shortlisted.

Their names have been sent to the Ministry of Human Resource
Development by the three-member search committee, headed by Srinath Reddy,
president, Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI). Madhav Menon and Goverdhan
Mehta are the other two members on the committee.

The ministry will take the final call.

Present, UGC is being headed by Vice-Chairperson Prof Ved
Prakash.

[Source: The Hindu]

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