Srinagar, May 19: Srinagar, May 19: Lt Governor Manoj Sinha on Thursday appointed Prof Nilofer Khan as the vice chancellor of University of Kashmir.
Prof Khan is the first woman to become the vice chancellor of KU since its inception.
Lt Governor in the exercise of powers vested on him under Section 12 of the Kashmir and Jammu Universities ACT, 1969, in his capacity as the chancellor of University of Kashmir has appointed Prof Khan as the Vice-Chancellor of University of Kashmir, for the period of three years, mentions the order issued by the Raj Bhawan here.
Prof Khan worked as a senior professor at the KU’s Department of Home Science. She has vast experience as an educationist and administrator and has previously headed various departments and faculties.
She will replace earth-scientist Prof Talat Ahmed whose three-year term ended in August 2021.