Koraput: The Vice-Chancellor (VC) of Koraput-based Central University of Orissa (CUO), Sachidananda Mohanty has stepped down from his position on personal grounds, stated a press note released by the varsity on Thursday.
The press note also stated that Prof Mohanty’s resignation has been accepted by the President of India and he will hand over the charge to the senior most Professor of the University on February 28, 2019.
Prof Mohanty has thanked the university community, students, staffs and the faculty for the co-operation he received during his tenure at the CUO.
The incumbent VC has also thanked the Ministry of Human Resources and Development (MHRD), University Grants Commission (UGC), Odisha Government, Koraput district administration and the people of the state for their cooperation and good wishes.
Prof Mohanty had joined the CUO on August 7, 2015, after 25 years of service at the Central University of Hyderabad.