Haryana: Former IPS officer SS Deswal appointed VC of Sports University

The Haryana government on Tuesday appointed former IPS officer Surjeet Singh Deswal (Retd. IAS:1984:HY) as the first vice-chancellor (V-C) of the Sports University at Rai in Sonepat.

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The Haryana government on Tuesday appointed former IPS officer Surjeet Singh Deswal (Retd. IAS:1984:HY) as the first vice-chancellor (V-C) of the Sports University at Rai in Sonepat. Deswal, who served as DG ITBP and Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB), was picked for the V-Cs job under the transitional provisions of the Sports University of Haryana Act.

As per section 42 (a) of the Act, the first vice-chancellor shall be appointed by the state government in such manner and on such conditions, as may be deemed fit and the said officer shall hold office for such term, not exceeding three years, as may be specified by the state government.