Special Correspondent

CHANDIGARH: Maharshi Dayanand University Vice-Chancellor R.P. Hooda has appointed V.K. Singh, Director of the University Institute of Engineering and Technology, as Dean of the Faculty of Engineering.

An official spokesman said Dr. Singh has also been nominated a member of the Executive Council of the University.

Meanwhile, the University Grants Commission (UGC) has selected MDU’s Department of Economics for its Special Assistance Programme.

The spokesman disclosed that the Department would receive financial assistance worth Rs.21 lakh for five years from April 1, 2009, to March 31, 2014.