Prof. Vijay Shrimali, Head of the Department. Business Administration at Mohan Lal Sukhadia University has been appointed as the Vice Chancellor of Maharshi Dayanand Saraswati (MDS) University Ajmer.
Prof Shrimali said that he has received a phone call from CMO towards the same. Prior to this, Prof Kailash Sodani was made the V-C of MDS but he was then made the V-C of Govind Guru Tribal University, Banswara in July 2017. The V-C post at MDS was vacant for last 9.5 months.
The V-C selection at MDS was long pending due to by-elections in Ajmer. Post that Governor Kalyan Singh had bad health for some time. Post the governor coming back to good health, process of V-C selection was initiated.
Search committee had narrowed down on 5 Professors for V-C position. Besides Prof Shrimali, the other candidates included Arts College Dean, Prof Sadhna Kothari, Prof R.V. Singh from Rajasthan University, Prof Ishwar Saran from Gorakhpur University and Prof RK Mittal from Indraprasth University.