SRINAGAR, May 30: In an important decision which will ensure speedy establishment and kick start functioning of the University of Ladakh, Governor, Satya Pal Malik (Chancellor of the University) has approved appointment of C Phunsog, a retired IAS officer as the first Vice Chancellor of University of Ladakh.
Phunsog has an illustrious career of around three and a half decades to his credit, having served in various capacities at senior levels both at centre and the State. He has the rare distinction of having remained the Chief Secretary of J&K, Home Secretary of the State, besides Advisor to the J&K Governor and Minister (Economic) in the High Commission of India.
An erudite, polished bureaucrat of highest administrative acumen, coupled with rich experience, his appointment will enable speedy establishment and functioning of the University of Ladakh with desired outcome.
The Governor has approved appointment of Imteeaz Ahamd Khan Kacho, an officer of the Jammu and Kashmir Administrative Service as Registrar of University of Ladakh.
Malik has also approved appointment of Prof, Deskyong Namgayal Incharge Principal, GDC, Leh as the Controller of Examination, University of Ladakh.