TERI University officially appointed Ashok Chawla, former Finance Secretary, as its new Vice Chancellor after ending association with former chancellor RK Pachauri.
Pachauri was accused of molesting a female colleague in 2015. Interestingly, Chawla is also the Chairman of Teri since February 2016.
Apart from him, the university has also appointed new members into the Governing Council. The members appointed are Co-Chairman of Forbes Marshall.
Members are Naushad Forbes, Prof Basabi Bhaumik from Department of Electrical Engineering, IIT Delhi and Founder of Institute for Sustainable Development and International Relations (Paris) Prof Laurence Tubiana.
TERI being the settler of TERI University, the appointment of Ashok Chawla showcases the innate relationship between Teri and Teri University.