Prof Panda is currently working as Professor at the Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, the official from Raj Bhawan said. The tenure of the vice chancellor will four years with effect from the date he assumes office as such or until further orders whichever is earlier.
“In exercise of powers conferred by Sub Section (1) read with Sub Section (7) of Section 6 of Odisha Universities Act 1989, Governor and Chancellor of Universities, Odisha Prof Ganeshi Lal appointed Prof Rabindra Kumar Panda as Vice Chancellor of Shree Jagannath Sanskrit Vishvavidyalaya for a period of four years with effect from the date he assumes office as such or until further orders whichever is earlier,” said a notification issued by the Raj Bhawan.
Prof Panda has more than 29 years of teaching experience. He has authored 45 books and successfully guided 10 PhD scholars.