Prof. (Dr.) Kuldip Chand Agnihotri
Hon'ble Vice- Chancellor
Central University of Himachal Pradesh
Prof. (Dr.) Kuldip Chand Agnihotri joined the Central University of Himachal Pradesh as Vice-Chancellor on 20th April, 2015. Before joining this university, he was serving in Punjab School Education Board as its Vice-Chairman.
Prof. Agnihotri has been in the field of academics for more than three decades. During this period, he has served with Himachal Pradesh University (HPU) in various capacities such as, Director, Regional Centre, HPU, Dharamshala; Principal, Baba Balak Nath College, Chakmoh (HP) and Lecturer (Hindi), Shivalik College, Naya Nangal (Punjab).
He was Chairman of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Chair, HPU for quite some time. He has been institution builder and established Deendayal Upadhyay College in Mehre, Barsar, Hamirpur (HP). He is a regular columnist and writes often in many regional and national newspapers.
He has more than fifteen books to his credit, among which “Ek aur Jallianwala” and “Irani Kranti auruske baad” have been widely discussed. His collection of Hindi stories “Ghere ke Bandi” has received accolades from Punjab Hindi Parishad.
Belongs to Chakmoh, District Hamirpur, Himachal Pradesh, Prof. Agnihotri is a Post Graduate in Hindi and Political Science. He completed his “Adigranth Acharya” degree and Ph.D. from Panjab University, Chandigarh.