Prof. Jagdish Mukhi was born in 1st December, 1942 in Dajal, Dera Ghazi Khan, Punjab (in present-day Pakistan). During the partition his family moved to Sohan, in the Gurgaon district of Haryana. He graduated from Raj Rishi College, Alwara (in Rajasthan) in commerce and then completed his masters from Shri Ram College of Commerce, Delhi University. He was awarded the Ph.D. degree in finance from the Kurukshetra University in 1995.
Before joining politics, Prof. Mukhi, served Shaheed Bhagat Singh College (under Delhi University) as a faculty (Professor) of Commerce. He held the portfolios of finance, planning, excise & taxation and higher education in the Delhi Govt. He became Lieutenant Governor of Andaman and Nicobor Islands in August, 2016, then Governor of Assam in September, 2017.
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Rabindranath Tagore University was established by upgrading Hojai College in Hojai vide Assam Act XXXIV of 2017 which received the procedral assent on 16th October 2017. Hojai College was established in the year of 1964 as a fallout to the initiatives of local people.
We in Rabindranath Tegore University feel that a university should strive to make far-reaching and positive impact on the world through the education for our students. The same pedagogy is followed in our university which resolutely follows faciliation of equitable and inclusive higher education with emphasis on pioneering research. As an integral part of this vision, the Rabindranath Tagore University has also planned to disseminate knowledge and encourage learning and make a significant contribution to social and economic growth.
More importantly the education system and research activities of Rabindranath Tagore University are expected to be a force multiplier for the university's fighting against social evils and contribute to nation building .
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