Srivastava, P.N.

Srivastava, P.N.
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5 March 1983 - 30 Apr 1987

An eminent Scientist (Life Sciences) and one of the key architects of the National Policy of education (1986) as well as main proponent of the concept of autonomous colleges, Prof P. N. Srivastava, was the fifth Vice-chancellor of the University. During his tenure, the University witnessed the change in admission policies and started the centralised entrance examinations. Later, he became the Member of Planning Commission, Govt. of India. He also served as the President of the Indian Science Congress Association.