HPAU VC under scanner for giving ‘wrong info’ in CV

SHIMLA- The police started investigation into the complaint filed against the Vice-Chancellor of CSK HP Agriculture University (CSK HPAU), Palampur, for submitting a wrong bio-date, while applying for the post of the VC in 2013. Himanshu Mishra in his complaint addressed to Prime Minister had alleged that VC Dr KK Katoch submitted a wrong bio-data before Chancellor Urmila Singh, while applying for the post of VC in 2013 and on the basis of this, the Chancellor cleared his name and he was appointed as the VC. complaint Mishra said Katoch in his bio-data at serial number 17 to 24 had claimed that he had authored articles in the journals of Indian Society for Soil Sciences in 1983 and a book “Kheti of ICAR” in 1984, 1985 and 1986, but these articles never appeared in these journals. Misra had filed a similar complaint to Chancellor Urmila Singh in 2013, but no action was taken. ~ The Tribune

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