Bhubaneswar: Odisha Governor-cum-Chancellor Prof Ganeshi Lal on Saturday appointed Prof Byomakesh Tripathy as the Vice-Chancellor of Utkal University of Culture, Bhubaneswar.
Prof Tripathy is presently working in the Department of History, Indira Gandhi National Tribal University at Amarkantak in Madhya Pradesh. He will replace incumbent Manoranjan Panigrahy.
As per a notification from the Office of the Chancellor, University of Culture, Prof Tripathy has been appointed the VC of the said varsity for a period of three years with effect from the date he assumes office or till he attains the age of 65 years or until further orders, whichever is earlier.
Prof Tripathy specializes in Ancient Indian History, Culture and Archaeology & History of North – East India. He has published over 65 papers and completed over five projects under UGC, ICHR and Ministry of Culture.