Government Appoints Two Members of UGC

The government has appointed two remaining board members of the Commission on 27th Jan 2020. Prof. Dr. Dharma Kanta Baskota, VC, Tribhuvan University and Prof. Dr. Ramkantha Makaju Shrestha, VC, Kathmandu University have been appointed as the members of the commission for a four year tenure.

The post of two members was vacant after the tenure completion of vice chancellors; Prof.Dr. Tirtha Raj Khaniya, VC, TU and Prof. Ishwori Prasad Dhakal, VC, Agriculture and Forestry University.

The Commission consists of eleven members, all appointed by the Government of Nepal. The Chairperson and the Secretary are full time office bearers. The other nine members include a member of the National Planning Commission, two Vice-Chancellors, the two Secretaries of the Ministries of Education and of Finance, two prominent educationists, and two distinguished professors.