|Early Times Report|
Jammu, Nov 25: Prof. Sanjeev Jain has joined as the Vice Chancellor of Central University of Jammu today.
Former Vice Chancellor of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University (SMVDU), Katra, Prof Sanjeev Jain today joined as third Vice Chancellor of Central University of Jammu. Dr. Jain has been appointed as new Vice-Chancellor of CUJ for a term of five year. The President of India ,in his capacity as the visitor of the Central University, appoint Dr. Jain as VC of CUJ in July 2021. Prof. Jain after joining his office issued a Statement saying.”I will take all necessary steps for the future growth and development of the University in the light of NEP2020”.
Prior to joining CUJ, Prof Jain was heading one of the leading engineering institution as Director, IIIT PDPM-India Institute of Information Technology Design and Manufacturing (IIITDM, Jabalpur (MP). He replaced Prof Ashok Aima, whose five-year tenure had ended in April 2020.
The appointment of a new Vice-Chancellor was delayed allegedly because of the outbreak of COVID pandemic.
The President of India, in his capacity as the Visitor of Central University of Jammu, has appointed Dr. Sanjeev Jain as the Vice-Chancellor CUJ as per Statute of the Central Universities Act, 2009 for a term of five years. Prof Jain has rich academic, research & administrative experience.