Dibrugarh, July 20: In a moment of pride and joy for the region, noted author and principal of Tengakhat College, Dr. Kiran Hazarika has been appointed as a member of University Grants Commission (UGC). Hazarika had joined D.H.S.K. Commerce College in 1995 as a professor, and in 2012, joined Tengakhat College as its principal. Moreover, he is also a member of NAAC, and has 7 books to his credit. With the latest achievement, Hazarika has found a place among the other members of UGC including D.P. Singh, R. Subramaniam, Pramod Kumar Das, Professor Jagdish Kumar, Ramesh Chandra Kohad, G. Gopalan, Dr. Sushma Jadhav and Ghamendra Tiyari.