As per the university notification, senior most Professor Ramesh Kumar Pandey took over the charge of Vice-Chancellor of SLBSR Sanskrit Vidyapeetha on February 5 in addition to his own duties as Professor & Head, Department of Research & Publication.

Prof Pandey, born on 1st February, 1959 in Jaunpur (Uttar Pradesh), is a distinguished scholar of the country.  He had his education in BHU for BA and MA and then did his doctorate in the same university.

Prof Pandey has been awarded various national and international awards for his pioneering contributions to Sanskrit language and literature and teaching. He has travelled widely participating in various national and international seminars, conferences and workshops.