Bolpur: After Vice-Chancellor Sushanta Dattagupta was dismissed from the central university in February 2016, Professor Swapan Kumar Dutta had become the acting V-C. There is a need of permanent vice-chancellor.
The Karma Samiti ( The Executive council) of Visva-Bharati University has decided to approach President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime minister Narendra Modi, as well as the Chancellor of the varsity, seeking appointment of a permanent vice-chancellor.
If the council don’t get any appointments, they will go to Delhi. As the university is suffering as no permanent V-C has been appointed. The council members would also propose to the HRD Ministry that after acting V-C Sabujkali Sen retires on February 24, the senior most principal of the university should replace her.
The council members will urge the President and HRD officials to hold convocation ceremonies at the university.