Principal Secretary Education Dr. Shrikant Baldi said that Governor, Urmila Singh, who is also a Chancellor of Himachal Pradesh University, has constituted a Search Committee under the chairpersonship of Chief Secretary Rajwant Sandhu to recommend names for the position of Vice-Chancellor of Himachal Pradesh University. He said that Vice-Chancellors of Central and State Universities in India have been requested to recommend names of eminent educationists with sound administrative acumen by 30th April. He said that eminent educationists can also send his/her bio-data directly to the Committee.

The present Vice-Chancellor of the University would continue to function till the appointment of the new Vice-Chancellor, according to the provisions of the Himachal Pradesh University Act.