“While the appointment of an Ordinary Chairperson, AICTE is underway, the approval of the Honorable Minister of Education is conveyed to temporarily entrust the additional burden of Chairperson AICTE to Professor M Jagadesh Kumar, Chairperson, University Grants Commission until the appointment from an Ordinary Chairman, AICTE or to further orders, whichever is sooner.
UGC President Appointed Temporary AICTE Head
Mamidala Jagadesh Kumar took office as President of UGC India on February 4, 2022. Before that, Kumar was the Vice Chancellor of Jawaharlal Nehru University, JNU from 2016 to 2022. Kumar is an IIT Madras alumnus.
The current chairman of AICTE, Professor Anil Sahasrabudhe, took office as chairman in 2015. He is also currently Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Indian Institute of Technology, IIT Guwahati. According to the official website of AICTE, Professor Anil D Sahasrabudhe graduated from BVB College of Engineering and Technology, Hubli, which is affiliated with Karnataka University.