V Cs of 20 state aided varsities come together to form council
- | Tuesday | 14th January, 2020
Kolkata: Vice-Chancellors of 20 state-aided universities have come together to form West Bengal Vice-Chancellors' Council (WBVCC), with the purpose of further improvement in the quality of higher education and maintaining better liaison among the universities. Vice-Chancellor of Jadavpur University Suranjan Das is the president of the council, while Rabindra Bharati University V-C Sabyasachi Basu Ray Chaudhury and Netaji Subhas Open University V-C Subha Shankar Sarkar are the vice-presidents. The WBVCC will soon hold a convention to decide on the way forward for the council, where state Education minister Partha Chatterjee will also be invited. A senior council member reiterated that the universities are enjoying autonomy and the state government does not interfere in the matter. The council will soon apply for registration.
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