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Prof Sachidananda Mohanty appointed as UGC member

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Prof Sachidananda Mohanty has been appointed as a Member of the University Grants Commission for a period of three years, effective from April 10, 2024 as per the Ministry of Higher Education, Govt of India.
In a career spanning over three decades, Prof Mohanty has received many distinctions in the field of education and culture nationally and internationally. He is a former Professor and Head of the Department of English, University of Hyderabad (UoH) and former Vice-Chancellor of the Central University of Odisha.  Prof Mohanty is also an alumnus of Dept. Of English, UoH, MA  1977-79, the second batch.  
Winner of many national and international awards, such as the Katha, British Council, Fulbright, Charles Wallace and the Salzburg, he has published extensively in the field of British, American, Gender, translation, and post-colonial studies. His books have appeared in Oxford, Sage, Routledge and Orient Longman, among other notable publishing houses. His contributions to the academic genres of travel writing, cosmopolitanism, institutional history, early women’s writing in Eastern India, and post-colonial cultural history of India have been widely recognised as path- breaking at the national and international level. Currently, Dr Mohanty  works as the Sri Aurobindo Chair Professor at Punjab University, Chandigarh.

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