Utkal University VC Soumendra Patnaik

Soumendra Mohan Patnaik is new Utkal University VC

Bhubaneswar: Delhi University’s Anthropology Professor Soumendra Mohan Patnaik has been appointed as new vice-chancellor (VC) of Utkal University, said a notification on Monday.

A notification in this regard has been issued by the Office of Odisha Governor.

Patnaik will take over professor Ashok Das as the VC.

Notably, Patnaik has been teaching Social Anthropology for the last 24 years. He is currently the President of Indian Anthropological Association.