V K Saraswat Named As New JNU Chancellor
The HRD Ministry has named scientist and former DRDO chief Vijay Kumar Saraswat as the next chancellor of JNU.
Education | Press Trust of India | Updated: May 13, 2017 4:24 pm IST | Source: PTI
As project director of Prithvi, Saraswat steered the design, development, production and induction of the first indigenous surface-to-surface missile system into the armed forces.
According to teachers in the university, the outgoing chancellor, Kasturirangan, showed much interest in language, literature and cultural studies.
A chancellor has a little role in day-to-day activities of the administration.
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