Friday, February 27, 2009

Sikkim University's VC meets President

The Vice Chancellor, Sikkim University, Prof Mahendra P Lama met with the President of India, Shrimati Pratibha Devi Singh Patil, who is also the Visitor of Sikkim University.

As Visitor of the University, the President of India may from time to time, appoint one or more persons to review the work and progress of the University, including Colleges and Institutions maintained by it and to submit a report thereon.

The various appointments to the highest offices of the University, like that of the Chancellor and Vice Chancellor are made by the President of India in her capacity as the Visitor of the University.

The Vice Chancellor in his meeting with Madame Patel, the President of India briefed her about the progress made by Sikkim University in these 19 months of its existence.

The President was deeply impressed by the progress made by the University and expressed her deep appreciation. She showed great interest in the affairs of the various Colleges and enquired about the students and faculty members, of both the affiliated Colleges as well as the Post Graduate Programmes being run by Sikkim University.

Shrimati Pratibha Singh Patil took this opportunity to send her best wishes to the students and teachers of Sikkim University.