Hrushikesh Senapati appointed as director of NCERT

Bhubaneswar: Hrushikesh Senapati has been appointed as the director of National Council of Educational Research & Training by the Union Human Resource Development ministry. Currently, Senapati is the principal of the Regional Institute of Education, Bhopal.

The search committee set up by the HRD ministry suggested Senapati’s name for the post along with Lucknow University professor Anil Shukla. However, Senapati was preferred for the job on the basis of his seniority and experience.

Notably, Senapati is an alumunus of BJB College, Bhubaneswar and Ravenshaw College, Cuttack. He later on completed his doctorate from Devi Ahilya University, Indore.