Kolkata: Washing away all speculations, it is heard that Suranjan Das will be appointed as the new Vice Chancellor of Jadavpur University. At present, Das is the VC of Calcutta University. According to Bikash Bhavan sources, Suranjan Das’ name has been passed by the Governor of Bengal, Kesharinath Tripathy.
The names forwarded by the Search Committee to the Governor had Suranjan Das’ name as the foremost choice. Education Minister, Partha Chatterjee has also hinted at Suranjan Das’ taking over as the new VC of JU, at a programme on. As Suranjan Das is an able administrator and a good academician by himself, his name is finalised, added Partha Chatterjee