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University of Allahabad University of Allahabad


Mr. President
Shri Ram Nath Kovind
President of India
Chief Rector
Chief Rector
Smt. Anandiben Patel
Governor of Uttar Pradesh
Prof. Goverdhan Mehta
National Research Professor Lilly-Jubilant Chair
Vice Chancellor
Vice Chancellor
Prof. Sangita Srivastava


My first and warm greetings to the entire fraternity of the University of Allahabad. As I assume the responsibilities of the Vice Chancellor of this great institution, pride and hope fill my heart. As the fourth oldest university of the country, established in the year 1887, the University of Allahabad has continued to fulfill its responsibility of enriching the country with thinkers, scientists, entrepreneurs, administrators, writers, artists and politicians. I feel privileged and honored to serve this University as the first woman Vice Chancellor.
                I join this prestigious office with the commitment to not only keep up the past glories but also to steer the institution on the path to new directions in keeping with the demands of the new times. The last few years have changed the nature of demands from an education of higher learning with unprecedented developments in sciences and opening up of the boundaries of the subjects into interdisciplinary nature. The New Education Policy 2020 reflects the shift in vision regarding education from the creation of a resource pool to a path of holistic development of the person. Read More