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Dr Hari Gautam appointed KGMU VC

Written by: Staff

Lucknow, July 7 (UNI) Uttar Pradesh governor T V Rajeswar today appointed former University Grants Commission (UGC) chairman Hari Gautam as the new vice-chancellor of the King George's Medical University (KGMU) here.

Dr Gautam, a renowned cardiac surgeon, would take charge next week and hold office for the next three years.

According to a Raj Bhawan release Dr Gautam had served as the Banaras Hindu University (BHU) VC and was also principal of S N Medical collegein Agra.

He was also the president of the National Academy of Medical Sciences and worked as Director and Chairman, Sher-e-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences.

Earlier, he worked in Agra and Jhansi Medical colleges and conducted several open-heart surgeries, besides working in well-known medical institutions of the United Kingdom.

Dr Guatam will take the place of Dr Mahendra Bhandari, whose term as KGMU VC expired three months back Dr S K Agarwal was holding the temporary charge of the Vice Chancellor at present.


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