LUCKNOW || The tenure of Professor Rakesh Kapoor, the incumbent director of the Sanjay Gandhi Post-graduate Institute of Medical Sciences (SGPGI), located in the state capital, has been extended, an official said on Monday. The tenure of Kapoor was to come to an end on November 19, 2019, but the state’s governor Anandiben Patel issued an extension order on Monday.
The extension is of three months or before a new director to the premier medical institute is appointed by the state government, the official further informed.
The then government had appointed Kapoor as the SGPGIMS director in 2014. Prof Kapoor was serving as the head of the urology department before his elevation as director of the medical institute.