Karnataka: Three Doctors shortlisted for RGUHS VC position
Mysuru: Three names have been shortlisted for the RGUHS's Vice Chancellor's position by the constituted Search Committee.
The three- member search Committee, headed by former VC of BLDE University (University of Bijapur) Prof. B.G. Mulimani with Prof. M.K.C. Nayar, of Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU) as another member, met last week and recommended the names of Dr B Krishnamurthy, Director MMC & RI, Dr. Sachidanand, Director, Medical Education Department and Dr. Harasoor, retired Director of Medical Education Department.
According to sources, the 3 recommended names by the search panel were submitted to the Principal Secretary, Medical Education Department. He is to send them to them to the Chief Minister, Siddaramalah for his approval.
The list then will be forwarded by the CME office to Governor-Chancellor, Vajubhai R. Vala for approval.
With 58 resumes submitted for the position it was indeed a difficult task for the Selection Committee to choose the three prospective aspirants for RGUHS’s VC’s position, sources added. Dr. Krishnamurthy was the only applicant from Mysuru.
Dr. Krishnamurthy, who was also the Syndicate member of RGUHS from August 2014 to July 2015, is a Medical Council of India (MCI) Assessor since 2008 both for undergraduate and post-graduate courses.
He has been the MMC&RI Dean from February 2014 till date and has also served as the Medical Superintendent of Cheluvamba Hospital from September 2006 to February 2014, reports TOI.