Er. Har Sarup Chahal has been the Vice Chancellor of Deenbandhu Chhoturam University of Science & Technology, Murthal since Feb 2008.With his dynamic leadership he wants the university to excel in the field of education as well as to emerge as corporate. Soon after his taking over as the Vice Chancellor of the university various schemes were launched and initiatives were taken to develop this university as centre of excellence for higher technical education in the region. Under his visionary approach university has emerged as an infrastructural hub as well as is ready to expand educational frontiers in various emerging technologies. Under his visionary leadership university is now fully prepared to offer various technical/professional courses at Under Graduate level as well as at Post Graduate Levels to meet the increasing needs of millennium & to cater the technical education demands of the NCR region. At present university is offering 16 Post Graduate programs & 9 Undergraduate programs & more courses of high relevance are in pipeline. It was the Dedication, Determination and Dynamism of Hon'ble Vice Chancellor, that made it possible, to start large no. of courses of high relevance in such a short span of time.
He is a person with vision and dynamism. He is not only a real technocrat & true academician but having sensitivity towards social responsibilities. To fulfill this he has taken steps towards- establishing in the university a centre for 'Community Services'. and various schemes have been floated like:
Beyond all this he has a very bright & beautiful backyard:
Er. Har Sarup Chahal was born on 6th May, 1949 hails from a small hamlet Nimri of Bhiwani Distt.Of Haryana was and Spent his childhood and had schooling from Jat Heroes Memorial Anglo Sanskrit Higher Secondary School, Rohtak. He belongs to a family of academations. His father was a renowned Headmaster of Jat School and Vaish School Rohtak who was awarded State Award for Teachers by Govt. of Punjab. All his three sisters were teachers. His wife was Reader of Economics in Lady Shri Ram College, New Delhi and later founder Principal of Bhagini Nivedita College at Kair, New Delhi. Graduated in Civil Engineering and obtained Post Graduate Diploma in Highway Engineering from the coveted Punjab Engineering College, Chandigarh with First class First Position. Er. H. S. Chahal was first selected as Lecturer in Regional Engg. College, Kurukshetra but later joined Haryana Irrigation Deptt. for a short spell.Topping the Select list of Haryana Public Service Commission, made his career in Haryana Public Works Department (Buildings and Roads) where he rose from an Assistant Engineer to the highest rank of Engineer-in-Chief.Sh. Chahal was also Managing Director of Haryana State Roads & Bridges Development Corporation and General Manager in National Highways Authority of India.
In his career of an “Engineer” spanning 37 years he successfully completed many mega projects of Haryana PWD, Delhi Development Authority and National Highways Authority of India namely:
Mini Secretariat at Gurgaon, Haryana Bhawan at New Delhi, Player’s Building at Indira Gandhi Stadium, I. P. Estate, New Delhi (presently housing Delhi Govt. Sectt.) Natoinal Highway Development Programme of NHAI in the States of West Bengal, Jharkhand, Rajasthan, Haryana and Andhra Pradesh
Er. Chahal, A renowned “ Highway Engineer” was Council Member and Vice President of Indian Roads Congress-a body which sets Standards & Specifications for road construction in the country. Also member of Rigid Pavement Committee and Highway Planning, Transportation and Road Safety Committee of Indian Roads Congress where he is a Life Member.Fellow of Institution of Engineers (India). He is on the Boards of Directors of WARCO's (Ministry of Water Resources. G.O.I.). He has Authored and presented many technical papers on Road safety in Indian and foreign journals.
A sportsman making strides in Badminton and Lawn Tennis. A keen golfer who achieved ‘Hole - in – One’ at Panchkula Golf Club.
Other interest of Er. Chahal is theatre and its comedy roles.