3 names suggested for TU vice-chancellor

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Tribhuvan University central office. Photo: Shankar Giri

Kathmandu, February 19

The recommendation committee led by Education Minister Ashok Rai has recommended three names to become the new vice-chancellor of Tribhuvan University.

Committee sources said that the committee has recommended the names of Chitra Bahadur Budhathoki, Tanka Nath Dhamala and Keshar Jung Baral for the position of vice-chancellor.

A total of 42 people had applied for the post after the committee called for application on January 8. On February 8, the committee shortlisted 14 people to fill the vacant position.

Prof. Dr Chandra Bahadur Shrestha, Prof. Dr Sureshraj Sharma, members of the committee, Education Secretary Suresh Adhikari, and Head of the Department of Buddhist Studies, Chandrakala Ghimire, conducted interviews, requested presentations outlining candidates’ plans, and evaluated shortlisted candidates’ concept papers on February 12, 13, and 14.

After the evaluation, the committee enlisted the assistance of various experts to evaluate the candidates’ concept papers and professional action plans during the presentations. Subsequently, based on their assessments, the recommendation committee put forward three names to Prime Minister and Chancellor of the University, Pushpa Kamal Dahal. Dahal will now appoint one of the three individuals as the vice-chancellor of the University.

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