Vice-Chancellor's Desk

Shri Vajubhai Rudabhai Vala
Chancellor

His Excellency Shri. Vajubhai Rudabhai Vala is the Chancellor of Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Karnataka & Governor of Karnataka.

Shri. Vajubhai Rudabhai Vala is an Indian politician who has been appointed as the Governor of Karnataka in September 2014. He served as the Speaker of the Gujarat Legislative Assembly from 2012 to 2014. He was a member of Bharatiya Janata Party. He served as a Cabinet Minister in the Govt. of Gujarat, holding various portfolios such as Finance, Labour and Employment from 1998 to 2012. He was elected to Gujarat Legislative Assembly from Rajkot West constituency multiple times.

He started his career as he joined Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh and subsequently joined Jan Sangh in 1971. He was the Mayor of Rajkot in the 1980s. Later he contested state assembly elections from Rajkot and served as the Cabinet Minister holding finance, revenue portfolios from 1998 to 2012. He was the Finance Minister for two terms. He holds the record of presenting budget in Gujarat Legislative Assembly for 18 times as the Finance Minister. He was elected as the Speaker of assembly in December 2012 and served till August 2014.
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Shri. G.T. Devegowda
Pro-Chancellor

G. T. Devegowda of JD(S) has won Chamundeshwari Constituency, in April 2018 election against the then CM Siddaramaiah (Congress) with lead of 36,042 votes. His proven ability with all these victories has earned him the righteous position in the coalition government, as the Minister for Higher Education.

G. T Devegowda contested and won the Hunasur Karnataka Legislative Assembly seat in 1998 and again in 2004 from same constituency. He was then appointed as the Co-operative minister and District In-Charge Minister of Mysore in 2007.

In 2013, he won the General Elections for the Karnataka Legislative Assembly from Chamundeshwari Vidhanasabha Constituency. By then, he was also the president of Karnataka Housing Board.
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G. Hemantha Kumar
Hon'ble Vice Chancellor

University of Mysore has always occupied an esteemed place among the universities of India for over a century now. It has seen considerable growth in the last few years with the introduction of new courses of study, new disciplines, and new initiatives. We are constantly responding to the challenges of the changing academia by defining our strengths and building our distinctive character and identity. We are proud of our innovative ideas and progressive approaches in every domain of activity and our focus will be in identifying opportunities for growth.

UoM is awarded the status of Institution of Excellence, University with Potential for Excellence, Centre with Potential for Excellence in a Particular Area (CPEPA) and is now poised to make its mark as an Institution of Eminence.

The UoM is largely dedicated to graduate and postgraduate studies in multiple disciplines and is widely known for its excellence in research and for its distinguished faculty. The faculty of the UoM have a high national and international profile and have been recipients of major national and international awards. Several of our faculty also belong to major national and international academies.
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