Shimla: Dr. Mohan Lal Jharta today sworn in as the new Chairman of the Himachal Pradesh Staff Selection Commission, Hamirpur. Chief Secretary VC Pharka administered him the oath of office here today.

Dr. Mohan Lal Jharta belongs to Chopal tehsil of Shimla District. He was earlier appointed as Registrar of H.P. University for a period of about two years. Prior to this Dr. Jharta was rendering his services as Professor and Chairman/Head of Department, Department of Sociology and Social Works in H.P. University.

He has been member of various academic bodies of the H.P. University and other neighboring University.

Addl. Chief Secretary, PWD Narender Chauhan, Principal Secretary, Law Dr. Baldev Thakur, Secretary, GAD Mohan Chauhan, Members H.P. Staff Selection Commission, Dr. Man Singh, S.R. Mehta, Brg. Satish Kumar, Naresh Mahajan, Kamal Sharma, Pro Vice-Chancellor of H.P. University Prof. R.S Chauhan, Secretary, H.P. Staff Selection Commission Jitender Kanwar, Joint Secretary Himachal Pradesh Public Service Commission Manoj Tomar, Controller of Examination of H.P. University J.S. Negi, Under Secretary Personnel O.P. Bhandari were among others present of the occasion.