Published: 23rd March 2018
Governor gives green signal to Karnataka professor for Bengaluru University VC post
The governor had sent back the file with candidates back to the government and asked for a new list of names
The state government has finally cleared the file relating to the appointment of Bangalore University. Sources in the Chief Minister’s Office confirmed that higher education minister Basavaraja Rayareddi personally brought the file to CM Siddaramaiah on Thursday and got it cleared. Now the file is before the governor for final approval.
Sources said the government has given its consent to the candidature of Prof Sangamesh Patil of Karnatak University, Dharwad, for the post. Recently, the governor had sent back the file asking the government to send a fresh list of names. Following this, the search committee conducted another meeting and submitted a fresh panel of names. The list included the name of Prof K R Venugopal, principal of University Visvesvaraya College of Engineering Bengaluru.