Bhubaneswar, 31/07/2017 ( Odisha Samachar / Abhisek Mohanty )- : Soumendra Mohan Patnaik assumed the office of Vice Chancellor (VC) of Utkal University on Monday.
Patnaik was welcomed by all the employees and teachers of the university.
He was appointed by Odisha Governor and Chancellor of State Universities Dr SC Jamir on July 17.
Patnaik was working as professor of Anthropology in Delhi University. He was also the president of International Anthropology Association.