Published: 19th November 2017
Meet Professors Manroop Singh Meena, Naresh Padha, Mazhar Asif and Sanjeev Kumar Sharma, Prez Kovind's nominees for JNU's Executive Council
The four academicians were nominated by President Ramnath Kovind, who is Visitor to the University, in a letter sent this week and will begin their tenure immediately
President Ram Nath Kovind, by the powers vested in him as the visitor of Jawaharlal Nehru University, has this week approved the appointment of four persons as his nominees to the varsity's Executive Council, its Registrar Pramod Kumar said on Sunday.
"A letter to appoint the visitor's nominees was forwarded in the middle of this week. Their tenure begins from the date of receipt of the letter," Kumar said.
The nominated EC members are - principal of Government Girls College, Dholpur (Rajasthan) Manroop Singh Meena, Professor at the Department of Physics and Electronics at the University of Jammu Naresh Padha, JNU professor Mazhar Asif and former HOD of political science at Chaudhary Charan Singh University, Meerut, Sanjeev Kumar Sharma. He is presently the General Secretary and Treasurer of the Indian Political Science Association (IPSA).
Asif, who was previously with Gauhati University, is on lien with JNU and ratification of his appointment is part of the agenda of the Executive Council meeting scheduled for November 23.