Santosh Panda has been appointed as the new chairman of National Council for Teacher Education
The new chairman of National Council for Teacher Education has been appointed. Santosh Panda the new chairman is a faculty member in IGNOU. He will now run the National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE) which is the regulator for setting quality standards and running of teacher education institutions in India.
11 candidates were shortlisted for the post, and three made it to the final list. HRD Minister M M Pallam Raju approved the appointment of Panda which was then cleared by the Appointment Committee of Cabinet.