TERI sacks Nobel laureate RK Pachauri, appoints Dr. Ajay Mathur as new chief
The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) has removed R.K. Pachauri as chief over charges of sexual harassment and appointed Dr Ajay Mathur as the new DG
Bengaluru: Controversial TERI chief R K Pachauri, who is facing sexual harrassment charges, was today removed as the Director General of the green body.
R K Pachauri
Ajay Mathur, currently Director General of the Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) has been appointed as the new DG in a decision taken at the governing Council (GC) meeting of TERI here.
"The Governing Council (GC) of TERI at its meeting held in Bangalore took a decision to appoint Ajay Mathur as the Director General of TERI.
"Mathur will take up his new responsibilities as soon as he is in a position to do so, subsequent to being relieved from his current responsibilities by the Government of India after a brief period of transition," an official TERI release said.