JAC: state academic council gets new chairman

Ranchi: Former pro-vice chancellor of Binod Bihari Mahto University and ex-examination controller of Ranchi University Dr Anil Kumar Mahto has been appointed as the new chairman of Jharkhand Academic Council (JAC).

State education minister Jagarnath Mahto confirmed the news on Friday night. Official notification is still to be out this the time of filing this report.

Minister said, “We got three applications for the post of chairman. Of them, we chose the most competent one to run the examination board. We will give him all the powers to ensure exams are held on time and in full transparent manner.”Dr Binod Singh is named the vice chairman. Both the top posts were vacant since mid-September this year