Anukriti Jain for AT:
Professor Anil K Tyagi has been appointed as a vice chancellor of Guru Govind Singh Indraprastha University New Delhi.His appointment has been approved by Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung. He will succeed Dilip K Bandyopadhyay whose tenure ended on 11 December last year. presently Anup Singh Beniwal is the acting vice chancellor of the university.
Presently, he is a professor in the department of biochemistry in Delhi University’s South Campus. Prior to this, he was serving as the head of the Department of Biochemistry in DU’s South Campus.
Professor Tyagi served as the vice president of biological chemist’s society and as the chairman of Advisory Committee of WUS health centre, DU South Campus. His basic research has been focused on developing vaccines and drugs against tuberculosis. For all the contributions, he has made in the field of science, he has received many prestigious awards like Shanti SwarupBhatnagar Award, Ranbaxy Research Award.