Nagpur: Dr. Siddharth Kane assumed office as the Vice Chancellor of Rashtrasant Tukdoji Maharaj Nagpur University (RTMNU) on Wednesday. Dr Kane took charge from Acting Vice Chancellor Dr Vinayak Deshpande at a simple function held at the University complex in the presence of galaxy of dignitaries including academicians, officials and others.
Dr. Siddharth Kane, HOD of the Stastics Department of the Nagpur University, was on Tuesday appointed as the new RTMNU VC by Maharashtra Governor and Chancellor Vidyasagar Rao. A total of five five candidates were interviewed for the post. On Monday, the search panel headed by Justice (retired) Vikas Sirpurkar had submitted the five names to the Chancellor’s Secretary Vikas Rastogi.
Speaking to Nagpur Today in an exclusive interview when on the way back to Nagpur, Dr Kane, said he was “very happy to have been selected Vice Chancellor of the Nagpur University. It is going to be a challenging job but he was sure he is more than capable of dealing with the task and fulfilling his vision for his alma mater that took him to this pinnacle of his career.”