Veni Shankar Jha

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Veni Shankar Jha
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Veni Shankar Jha was an Indian educationist.[1] He served as the director of public instruction of the Central Provinces and Berar and was the vice chancellor of Banaras Hindu University from 3 July 1956 to 6 April 1960.[2][3] The Government of India awarded him Padma Bhushan, the third highest Indian civilian award, in 1971.[4]

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  1. ^ "Extraordinary Gazette" (PDF). Government of India. 1971. Retrieved 27 May 2018.
  2. ^ Sunil N. Shabde (16 October 2012). Meteoric Life of a Mathematician: A tribute to Dr. N.G. Shabde. Xlibris Corporation. pp. 144–. ISBN 978-1-4771-2912-8.
  3. ^ "History of BHU". 27 May 2018. Retrieved 27 May 2018.
  4. ^ "Padma Awards". Padma Awards. Government of India. 17 May 2018. Retrieved 17 May 2018.

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