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Sabujkali Sen to officiate as VC till full-time VC appointed

Kolkata: Sabujkali Sen will be the officiating Vice-Chancellor of Visva-Bharati University till the Ministry of Human Resources Development appoints a full-term VC of the Central university, the HRD ministry has said in a letter.
Registrar Sougata Chatterjee told PTI today that the the HRD ministry had sent a letter yesterday stating that Sen be asked to continue as the officiating VC till a full-time VC was named by the Centre.
Sen's term as the director of Studies Educational Innovations and Rural Reconstruction of Visva-Bharati had expired on February 24.
When asked whether she had received the news of the HRD ministry letter, Sen told PTI, "Yes, I have heard about it."
The HRD ministry had directed the Visva-Bharati university authorities on February 22 to nominate two members for a Search Committee to select a new VC for the varsity.
The Central university has been functioning without a full-time VC for the last two years after the then VC Sushanta Dattagupta was dismissed from the varsity in February 2016.
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