Ratan Tata nominated as president of Mumbai University's first ever advisory council

Updated: Feb 26, 2020, 07:26 IST | A correspondent | Mumbai

Seven-member council to also have scientist Dr Anil Kakodkar as a member

Ratan Tata. File pic
Ratan Tata. File pic

Business tycoon Ratan Tata has been nominated as the president of Mumbai University's (MU) first-ever Advisory Council formed as per the guidelines of the Maharashtra Public University's Act 2016.

The seven-member council will have well-known scientist Dr Anil Kakodkar and additional Chief Secretary of Maharashtra Sujata Saunik along with MUs vice-chancellor and pro-vice-chancellor as its members. The objective of the Advisory Council is to decide a future roadmap for the varsity to excel not only in academics but also in administration while constantly working on creating manpower suitable to the job market as well as creating more job opportunities and other avenues.

"Ratan Tata's expertise in the industrial sector will help the university create suitable courses and shape new entrepreneurs," said Vice-Chancellor Dr Suhas Pednekar.

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