Bhubaneswar, May 10 (LocalWire): The Governor of Odisha Prof. Ganeshi Lal today appointed Pawan Kumar Agrawal as the new Vice-Chancellor of Orissa University of Agriculture and Technology (OUAT).
Agrawal has been appointed for a period of three years with effect from the date of joining.
At present he is the Director and ADG of National Agricultural Science Fund, Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi.
He succeeds Surendra Nath Pasupalak who resigned as the V-C in March this year following allegations of irregularities against him. He was accused of misusing his official position, manipulating records for personal benefits and erroneous advertisements in recruitment for Krishi Vigyan Kendras of OUAT.