Koraput: Prof. I. Ramabrahmam assumed office as the Vice-Chancellor of the Central University of Odisha here on Friday.
He is the 3rd regular Vice-Chancellor of the University.
He took over the charges from Prof. S. K. Palita, who acted as a Vice-Chancellor in-charge for the interim period after reliving of Prof. Sachidananda Mohanty on 28 February 2019.
Prof. I. Ramabrahmam has a very vast and impressive academic as well as administrative experience. He was the senior faculty of the Department of Political Science, School of Social Sciences, University of Hyderabad (UoH).
Prof. Ramabrahmam did his Ph.D. in Political Science from UoH and did his MA in Political Science and Public Administration from Andhra University. He has over thirty years of teaching experience and has published over 100 research papers in National and International Journals.
He has also supervised more than 20 scholars and completed many research projects.
Prof. Ramabrahmam works in the areas of Governance, Rural Development, Higher Education, and Public Policy with a focus on Education policy, e‐Governance, e‐Pathasala initiatives, etc.
He has prepared more than 100 modules for e-Pathshala and Swayam portals in Public Administration.
The new VC paid tribute to Babasaheb Dr. B. R. Ambedkar, the father of the Indian Constitution at the main gate of HAL, Sunabeda and portrait at CUO campus before joining.
He also met
the senior official students and faculty of the University.