By Our Staff Reporter
Mumbai, 31 Dec: The Governor of Maharashtra and Chancellor of Universities in the State, Bhagat Singh Koshyari, has appointed Dr Karbhari Vishwanath Kale as the new Vice Chancellor of the Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar Technological University (BATU), Lonere.
Dr Karbhari Kale, who is a Senior Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Information Technology at the Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University, Aurangabad, has been appointed Vice Chancellor of BATU for a term of 5 years.
Dr Karbhari Kale succeeds Dr Vedala Rama Sastry, who has resigned as vice chancellor of the university on personal grounds. Prof Aniruddha B. Pandit, Vice Chancellor of Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai, was holding additional charge of the post of Vice Chancellor, BATU.
The Governor had constituted a Search Committee under the chairmanship of Dr G Satheesh Reddy, Chairman, Defence, Research & Development (DRDO), New Delhi, to recommend to him a panel of names suitable for appointment as Vice Chancellor of the University. Prof Pramod M Padole, Director, Vishvesaraya National Institute of Technology (VNIT) Nagpur, and Om Prakash Gupta, Principal Secretary, Government of Maharashtra, were other members of the search committee.