Eminent scientist P D Gupta has been appointed as the new Vice Chancellor of Mumbai-based Homi Bhabha National Institute (HBNI).
He has been appointed by the Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) for five years.
About Homi Bhabha National Institute (HBNI)
- The HBNI is an aided institution of the Department of Atomic Energy. It is a deemed to be university under the UGC Act.
- The institute is dedicated to encourage pursuit of excellence in sciences (including engineering sciences) and mathematics.
- Its sole purpose is to encourage sciences in a manner that has major significance for the progress of indigenous nuclear technological capability.