In the Executive Committee meeting of Himachal Pradesh University (HPU), it was decided to hold fresh interviews for 37 posts of teachers, which was withheld due to the enforcement of the election code of conduct before the Assembly elections last year.

In the Executive Committee meeting, which was held under the chairmanship of Vice-Chancellor Prof ADN Bajpai here today, also approved teachers’ evaluation of the Teaching Departments under Ordinance 35.6 of the University Act. It also gave approval to start e-banking in the university and gave its nod to upgrade the syllabus at the Indira Gandhi Medical College.

The Committee also approved the setting up of three Chairs in the name of Babu Jagjivan Ram Chair, Rajeev Gandhi Panchayati Raj Studies Chair and Nirmand Sanskrit Studies Chair at Nirmand in Kullu district.

In another significant decision, the Committee also approved the signing of an MoU with the University of the Fraser Valley, Canada, for the purpose of academic exchange and adopted the recommendations of the Finance Committee meeting held on October 1.