Lt. Gen Syed Ata Hasnain appointed Chancellor of Central University of Kashmir

Lt Gen Syed Ata Hasnain (retd) has been appointed Chancellor of the Central University of Kashmir (CUK) for a five-year term.
The appointment was cleared by President Ram Nath Kovind. He will replace founding Chancellor Sri kumar Banerjee.
“The President of India in his capacity as a Visitor of central university of Kashmir has been pleased to appoint Lt Gen Syed Ata Hasnain, former Military Secretary of the Army, as the Chancellor of CUKfor the tenure of five years as per statute 1 of the Central Universities Act of 2009,” read the notification issued by the Ministry of Human Resource Development.
Lt General Hasnain (65) has served in Kashmir in several capacities during his Army career. The last post he held was that of the Commander of the Srinagar-based 15 Corps.