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Prof. Dr. Hemraj Pant Appointed as VC of Far Western University

May 02, 2024
Last updated May 03, 2024
Prof. Dr. Hemraj Pant Appointed as VC of Far Western University
KMC Lalitpur

Prof. Dr. Hemraj Pant has been appointed as the Vice-Chancellor of Far-Western University. His selection comes following a recommendation by a committee led by Minister of Education, Science, and Technology, Sumana Shrestha, and approval by Prime Minister and Chancellor, Pushpa Kamal Dahal. The decision was made based on merit, with the committee announcing the names of the recommended candidates.

Among the three candidates recommended by the committee, Prof. Dr. Pant's name stood out for consideration by the Prime Minister and Chancellor. The process involved a thorough evaluation, including the submission of vision papers related to the university, presentation of four-year professional work plans, and participation in an interview examination.

Prof. Dr. Pant, hailing from the Department of Applied Sciences and Chemical Engineering at IOE Pulchowk, boasts an impressive array of accomplishments. His accolades include numerous awards, notably securing the top position for Nepal in the AD Scientific Index. Additionally, his recognition extends internationally, as he was featured in the Who's Who Bibliography for Nanotechnology in the United States.

Prof. Dr. Pant's appointment fills the vacancy left by the previous Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Dr. Amma Raj Joshi, with the position having remained vacant since Falgun 18.

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