statesman news service
MALDA, 18 JUNE: Prof Bikash Roy was appointed the officiating Vice-Chancellor (V-C) of the University of Gour Banga by the Governor of the state and Chancellor of the Universities. A fax containing the order of Prof Roy&’s ad hoc appointment till the UGB V-C Mr Achintya Biswas, who has been on leave for illness over a month, resumes his office, reached the office of the UGB Registrar.
Prof Biswas has been absent from his office since 28 April.
Acting Registrar Prof SS Bairagya said, “It has been mentioned in the fax received from the secretary to the Chancellor that Prof Biswas&’s leave has been sanctioned from 6 May. Prof Roy would look after the office of the V-C till Prof Biswas rejoins his office.”
Prof Roy said: “My main objective is to work in the interest of the students, teachers, employees and officers of the UGB. Tomorrow I would hold a meeting with the teachers, the officers and all employees of the varsity to seek their suggestions for the development of the UGB.”
He said that the office of the controller of examinations had been verbally directed to adopt measures so that the result of 3rd year final examination of graduation is published by 30 June.
“I have also requested the controller to point out problems, if any, in publishing the results regularly,” the new VC said.