Odisha governor and chancellor Dr. S C Jamir Saturday appointed  Prof Srikant Mohapatra as the vice-chancellor of  Odisha State Open University.

The governor appointed Prof Mohapatra as the vice chancellor of Odisha State Open University for the second term. Prof. Mohapatra, who is the first vice chancellor of the university, was on extention for six months after completion of his tenure on Many 17, 2017.  Prior to vice-chancellor and OSD of Odisha State Open University Prof Mohapatra had served as senior regional director, IGNOU for over 10-years, and Director, RSD (IGNOU) for three years.