Prof. Hemendra Singh Chandalia, Professor of English in Janardan Rai Nagar Rajasthan Vidyapeeth (Deemed) University has been nominated by the government of India as a nominee of the President of India in the Court of Banaras Hindu University, which is the apex policy making body of the university.
Prof. G.C. Tripathi, Vice Chancellor of Banaras Hindu University in his letter to Prof. Chandalia informed that the Ministry of Human Resource development has issued an order to this effect. The role of the Court in BHU is to advise the President and other authorities of the University on policy issues. This nomination is for a period of three years.
Prof. Chandalia has earlier served the Central University of Haryana, Mahendragarh from Feb. 2012 to Feb. 2014 as Head of the department, Dean, Officer in charge examinations and Officiating Vice Chancellor. He has also served as UGC Visiting Fellow ar Sambalpur University, Sambalpur, Odisha in the sessions 2010-11, 2014-15 and 2015-16.
Besides, he has been a member of the boards of studies of MDS University, Ajmer, Maharaja Ganga Singh University, Bikaner, VM Open University, Kota, Central University Haryana, Central University Rajasthan, Kishangarh, Amity University, Jaipur amd member , committee of courses, Board of Secondary Education , Ajmer.
He was also a member of the committee formed by the government of Rajasthan in the chairmanship of Prof. Kasturirangan, former Chairman ISRO. Prof. Chandalia has visited Peoples Republic of China, Srilanka and Thailand in pursuit of various academic assignments.