Dr. Ashish Paturkar appointed as the new VC of MAFASU Nagpur

Pashu Sandesh, 20th January 2018

The  Governor  of  Maharashtra  and  Chancellor  of  Universities  in  the  State  CH.  Vidyasagar Rao  today  appointed  Dr  Ashish  Motiram  Paturkar  as  the  new  Vice  Chancellor  of  the Maharashtra Animal and Fishery Sciences University, (MAFSU) Nagpur. Dr  Ashish  Paturkar    is  presently  serving  as  Associate  Dean  &  Head  of  Department, Microbiology  Pathology,  Parasitology,  Veterinary  Public  Health  and  Livestock  Products Technology  at  the  Bombay  Veterinary  College,  Parel,  Mumbai.  He has been appointed for a term of five years.  He  succeeds  Prof  Aditya  Kumar  Misra  whose  term  ended on 7th  September 2017.

Dr Ashish Paturkar has obtained his M.V.Sc., PhD from Dr.  Balasaheb  Sawant  Konkan Krishi Vidyapith, Dapoli. He has vast experience in the field of teaching and research. The  Governor  had  constituted  a  Search  Committee  under  the  chairmanship  of Justice  B Sudershan Reddy,  retired  Former  Judge  of  Supreme  Court  of  India  to  recommend to  him  a  panel  of  names  suitable  for  appointment  of  Vice  Chancellor  of  the  University (MAFSU).    Dr.  Trilochan  Mohapatra,  Director-  General,  Indian  Council  of  Agricultural Research, New Delhi and  Vikas Deshmukh, Secretary to Government (ADF) Agriculture and ADF  Department  were  other  members  of  the  Committee.