Published On: Thu, Aug 4th, 2011

S S Bloeria to become VC of Jammu Central University

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The central university of Jammu will soon have its first vice chancellor. Former Jammu and Kashmir chief secretary S S Bloeria is all set to take over the coveted post, revealed highly placed sources.

With union government’s approval, S S Bloeria is set to become the first vice chancellor of Central University, Jammu. The decision has been conveyed to the Jammu and Kashmir government and is expected to be announced soon, sources said.

Bloeria is a 1968 batch IAS officer who rose to become chief secretary in 2003 and retired in 2005. He is a native of Jammu.

Earlier internationally acclaimed academician and international affairs expert Amitabh Mattoo was appointed to the post. But he had refused to join as he had offers at an international level. He is currently in Australia.