Simrit Kaur, a professor from the Faculty of Management Studies (FMS) is all set to be the first woman principal of Shri Ram college of commerce of The Delhi university. The college was without a full-time principal since 2014, after former principal PC Jain retired. She was selected to be the principal by the university’s apex committee on May 12.
An Alumnus of Lady Shri Ram College
Kaur was previously a student of the Lady Sri Ram College. She completed her Masters from the Delhi School of Economics and Ph.D. from FMS. She specializes in public policy reforms, macroeconomics, and economic theory. She used to teach at DU’s Guru Gobind Singh College of Commerce. She was selected among the three candidates that were shortlisted by the University apex committee.
Shri Ram college of commerce
SRCC is a trust-run college under the university. The other two candidates in the fray were professor Anil Kumar, a teacher at the college, and C P Gupta, a teacher at the Department of Financial Studies, South Campus. However, her appointment has not gone down well with members of the university Executive Council (EC).