Pantnagar university VC met CM


Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat met Pantnagar University Vice-Chancellor Prof AK Mishra at his official residence, here on Friday. He apprised the CM about the awards received by the university and it’s current ranking. Congratulating Prof Mishra, the Chief Minister asked him to work continuously to maintain the high reputation of the university.

Prof Mishra apprised the CM that Govind Ballabh Pant Agriculture and Technology University bagged Governor’s Best University award for third consecutive year. The Uttarakhand Governor Dr KK Paul had felicitated Pantnagar University registrar Dr AP Sharma with the award at a function held at Raj Bhawan recently. A certificate of appreciation, a running trophy, and Rs Two lakh was given for the library of the university by the state Governor. The university was awarded with Governor’s Best University award for the first time in 2016 against 2015 academic term.

Prof Mishra informed that Union Agriculture Minister Rahda Mohan Singh felicitated the university with “Mahindra Samridhi Agri Award-2018” award, which was hosted by Mahindra and Mahindra Limited at a function held in New Delhi on March 07 for its contribution in the field of agriculture. He said Time higher education has ranked Pantnagar University at 350 place in Asia in 2018, while university stood at 41st place amongst the universities of the country.


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