Dambar Chemjong appointed TU Anthropology Dept Head

KATHMANDU: Adjunct Professor Dambar Chemjong has been appointed the Head of Anthropology Department at Tribhuwan University.

Chemjong's appointment followed the resignation of now-former Head of Department Professor Laya Prasad Uprety.

The TU Central Department of Anthropology had unanimously proposed Chemjong's name for the post after Uprety resigned, Associate Professor at the Department Janak Rai told THT Online.

Uprety had resigned following accusations from various quarters that the department head had misused the TU-USAID joint project.

Chemjong was a member of the Electoral Constituency Delineation Commission, Nepal in 2007 and 2013.