Gangtok, 11 Oct [PIB]:
Professor Avinash Khare has been appointed as Vice Chancellor of Sikkim University by President of India in his capacity as the visitor of the University.
Professor Khare is an eminent Astrophysicist and one of the most renowned scientists in the field of Plasma Research. He took charge as the third VC of the University today from the officiating VC, Professor Jyoti Prakash Tamang.
Professor Tamang had been the officiating VC of the University since 13 Oct, 2017 after Professor TB Subba completed his tenure as the second VC of Sikkim University.