Hyderabad: The State government on Wednesday appointed senior IAS officials as in-charge vice-chancellors for eight universities. The move by the government comes in the wake of the tenures of eight vice-chancellors concluding on Wednesday.
Municipal Administration and Urban Development Principal Secretary Arvind Kumar has been appointed as in-charge VC of Osmania University and Mahatma Gandhi University. Commissioner of Commercial Taxes V Anil Kumar was given charge of Potti Sreeramulu Telugu University and Telangana University.
Agriculture Cooperation department (Principal secretary), C Parthasarathi, IT, E&C (Principal secretary), Jayesh Ranjan, Education department (Secretary), Dr. B Janardhan Reddy and Commissioner of Agriculture department, Rahul Bojja were appointed as in-charge vice-chancellor of Dr. BR Ambedkar Open University, Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University-Hyderabad, Kakatiya University and Palamuru University respectively.