Report by Rashmi r Parida; New Delhi: Odia Professor Gopinath Pradhan appointed as interim Vice Chancellor of IGNOU. He takes over the charge from outgoing VC Prof M Aslam.
Prof. Gopinath Pradhan is a Professor of Economics. His areas of specialisations are Development Economics, Industrial Economics and Quantitative Economics.
Prof. Gopinath Pradhan joined IGNOU in 1994 as a Reader for Economics. He has 11 years of research experience. Presently, he is heading the School of Social Sciences at IGNOU, Delhi.
He is serving the school as a Director for the last one and a half year and devoting himself solely to the day to day administration and academic functioning of the school. School of Social Sciences (SOSS) has eight disciplines which are all related to the major disciplines of Social Sciences like Economics, History, Political Science, Public Administration, Sociology, Library and Information Sciences, Anthropology and Psychology.