Eminent media academician Subhash Dhulia was appointed Vice Chancellor of Uttarakhand Open University.
Eminent media academician Subhash Dhulia was appointed Vice Chancellor of Uttarakhand Open University. The appointment was made by Uttarakhand Governor Aziz Qureshi, an official release said.
Dhulia was an active journalist for over 10 years before shifting to media academics in 1983 when he joined the Indian Institute of Mass Communication as an Associate Professor. Later, he became Professor of Hindi journalism and joined the Indira Gandhi National Open University as Professor of Communication.
Uttarakhand Open University, lone Open University in the state, was established by an Act Of Uttarakhand Legislative Assembly on 31 October 2005. It is recognized by Distance Education Council, University Grants Commission and listed in AIU.