Mumbai: Rajan M Welukar was today appointed
as the new Vice Chancellor of the University of Mumbai.
A former VC of Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open
University, Welukar holds a PhD degree in statistics and has
25 years of teaching experience, an official release said.
He had been serving as the Director of Sydenham Institute
of Management Studies, Research and Entrepreneurship Education
(SIMSREE) from September 2009.
Between 2004 and 2009, he served as the VC of Yashwantrao
Chavan Maharashtra Open University, Nashik. Earlier, he served
as senior programme officer and HRD lead officer to the
Commonwealth Secretariat`s Commonwealth Youth Programme, Asia
Welukar was an Officer on Special Duty in the Higher and
Technical Department of Government of Maharashtra and also
served as deputy secretary (Education) to the Governor of
Maharashtra between March 2002 and October 2003.