After a gap of one year, the process of appointment of vice-chancellor for Sant Gahira Guru University Surguja has been started. The post of vice-chancellor, who is posted in Surguja, has been looking after the vice-chancellor Professor Rohini Prasad was demoted from the post of the Congress in power in the present Chhattisgarh. However, the functioning of the university was also being affected by the absence of a permanent vice chancellor. It is expected that the three-month-old saint Gahira Guru University Sarguja will get a new chancellor.

The process of appointment of permanent vice chancellor has been started at Sant Gahira Guru University, Ambikapur. Advertisement has been published from Raj Bhavan. Applications have been invited from eligible applicants in the prescribed form till 19 January. The format of the application has also been released in the notification regarding appointment of Vice Chancellor from Raj Bhavan. Information has also been sought from applicants regarding administrative and educational experience along with specific qualifications. The strength of the applicant and their thinking towards the university has also been asked to be attached with the application.