Kolkata: Former Vice-Chancellor of Calcutta University, Prof. Suranjan Das, on Thursday took over the reins of the Prestigious Jadavpur University as the Vice Chancellor. Assuming duty at the Jadavpur University he said, “My door is open for everybody.”
He said that decisions will be taken only after holding discussions with everybody. He said that it is his aim to of glorify the heritage of the of the University in future. Previously Jadavpur Vice Chancellor Abhijit Chakraborty had to quit his post following the ‘Hok Kolorob’.
A search Committee was constituted for finding a permanent Vice Chancellor for the University. The list provided by the search committee had the name of Suranjan Das at the top. He also agreed to take up the job but was in a dilemma in taking over the job after the recent clashes at the Calcutta University.