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Two years after quitting, Anil Kakodkar set to head board of IIT-Roorkee

Anil Kakodkar, after the President formally approves his appointment, will succeed Professor Ashok Mishra. Although the institute had suggested another term for Mishra, the ministry forwarded Kakodkar’s name for the job.

Anil Kakodkar denies Smriti Irani charge on IIT appointment

A recent advertisement brought out by the government for the post of IIT Delhi director states that the search-cum-selection panel will consider applications as well as “nominations received from eminent persons”.

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Govt plays down IIT, NCERT resignations

The ministry added former NCERT director Parvin Sinclair had sought 'premature repatriation' from her post on 'personal grounds'.

8 months and 4 resignations

ICHR Member Secy Gopinath Ravindran last week became the fourth official of a major academic/research institution to resign; two others have blamed the HRD Ministry. Report

Anil Kakodkar rebuts HRD Minister Smriti Irani: I am out of the process

Kakodkar alleged the ministry adopted "too casual a process for such an important activity" and that he "can’t be a party to it".

Leave IITs alone, can’t talk to 36 applicants in a day and choose directors: Anil Kakodkar

As many as 37 candidates for the director’s job at IIT Patna, Bhubaneswar and Ropar had been shortlisted.

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Anil Kakodkar, 3 others skip IIT selection panel meeting

The panel, however, went ahead and zeroed down on three names, which have been forwarded to the President.

Govt says we patched up with Kakodkar

Congress spokesperson Rajeev Gowda said “the HRD minister has become a habitual offender of continuous interference” and urged the Prime Minister to intervene.

IIT vs HRD again: Anil Kakodkar quits IIT-B board over directors’ selection

Kakodkar resigned on March 12 after “disagreement” over the choice of an IIT director, sources said.

Election Commission ropes in Kakodkar, Amte for ad campaign

These advertisements have been put up in the form of large hoardings and banners in different parts of the state, including in Pune.

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