Friday 3 February 2017

Desh Bhagat University Appoints Dr. Neelima Jerath As Pro Vice Chancellor

Desh Bhagat University has appointed Dr. Neelima Jerath, Former Executive Director, Punjab State Council for Science and Technology (PSCST) as its Pro Vice-Chancellor. Dr. Neelima has a long teaching, research and administrative experience and has been associated with leading educational institutions for the last 35 years in various positions, presently she is also working as an independent consultant to United Nations Development Program (UNDP) on Biodiversity and Environmental issues.

Before joining Desh Bhagat University, Dr. Neelima Jerath had been with Pushpa Gujral Science City as Director General (Additional Charge). It’s worth mentioning that Dr. Neelima Jerath pursued her Ph.D in Botany on ‘Environmental Science and Ecology’ from Gorakhpur University, Gorakhpur.

She is standing with numerous National and International Awards to her credit. Dr. Jerath has authored a number of books and her research work and thesis have been published in many national and international journals and papers. While talking about her vision for the university, Dr. Neelima expressed, ‘State of the Art infrastructure and Research & Development are the strongest points of Desh Bhagat University, and we will further leverage it to develop our scientific and R&D capabilities and take this university to next level’.

While congratulating her on joining, the university Chancellor Dr. Zora Singh, Pro Chancellor Dr. Tajinder Kaur and Vice-Chancellor Dr. Virinder Singh wished her all the best and conveyed that her long educational/professional experience and her vision towards university will definitely be helpful for all round development of the students. Directors of Different Faculties and members of the staff also congratulated Dr. Neelima Jerath on her appointment.


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