Dr Rajnish Shrivastav today took over as the new Director of the National Institute of Technology (NIT), Hamirpur. The post was vacant after November 2010 and Senior Professor of the institute Dr RL Sharma was holding the post of NIT Director since then.

Dr Shrivastav was working as the Director of NIT, Jamshedpur, for the past three years before joining here. The Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD) had appointed Dr Shrivastav as the new Director of NIT, Hamirpur, for a period of five years, some time ago.