THE BANARAS Hindu University (BHU) has constituted an 'international cell' to provide interface of the university with other universities of the world.
As per a Press release, Vice-Chancellor of BHU Prof Panjab Singh has appointed Prof Mallikarjun Joshi of the Department of Geology, Faculty of Science, BHU as the chairman of international cell.
Reader at School of Material Science and Technology, Institute of Technology, BHU, Dr P Maiti and senior lecturer of Mahila Mahavidyalya BHU, Dr Kavita Singh have been appointed as members of the cell. The cell will focus on matters related to international collaboration in areas of research and education, activities pertaining to academic collaboration and exchange programme for faculty and students.
Besides, the cell will process and finalise proposals for entering into the memorandum of understanding or other relevant activities for promoting international interfacing of the Banaras Hindu University.
It may be mentioned that the executive council of BHU had already approved the formation of the cell of the university, in a meeting held on the Rajiv Gandhi South Campus in Barkachcha in Mirzapur district.