Prime Minister Sushil Koirala has filled the vacant posts of vice chancellors in two universities.
Koirala appointed Prof Chiranjibi Sharma as the vice-chancellor of Pokhara University.Sharma is chairman at Madan Bhandari Education Foundation.
Rameshwor Upadhaya, president of Nepal University Teachers’ Association, who is also the member of the VC Selection Committee, said today that the PM appointed the vice-chancellors on the recommendation of their committee.The two newly appointed VCs are close to CPN-UML.
Similarly, the prime minister also appointed Mahendra Yadav, who is close to Nepali Congress, as a member of teh Service Commission in Purbanchal University. The tenure of former VCs in seven out of nine universities had expired on August 7. Earlier, the PM had appointed VCs in four universities — Tribhuvan University, Purbanchal University, Nepal Sanskrit University, Far-Western University — on August 24 and Agriculture and Forestry University on August 26.