In an important decision which will ensure the speedy establishment and kick start of the functioning of the University of Ladakh, Governor, Satya Pal Malik (Chancellor of the University) has approved the appointment of C Phunsog, IAS (JK:1972) (Retd.) as the first Vice-Chancellor of University of Ladakh.
C Phunsog, has an illustrious career of around three and a half decades to his credit, having served in various capacities at senior levels both at central and the State. He has the rare distention of having remained the Chief Secretary of the J&K State, Home Secretary of the State, besides Advisor to the J&K Governor and Minister (Economic) in the High Commission of India. An erudite, polished bureaucrat of highest administrative acumen, coupled with rich experience, his appointment shall enable speedy establishment and functioning of the University of Ladakh with the desired outcome.
The Governor has also approved the appointment of Imtiaz Ahmad Khan Kacho, an officer of the Jammu and Kashmir Administrative Service as Registrar of the University of Ladakh.
Governor has also approved the appointment of Prof, Deskyong Namgayal I/C Principal, GDC, Leh as the Controller of Examination, University of Ladakh.