Prof(Dr) Arvind Kumar Agrawal joined Mahatma Gandhi Central University ,Motihari on 03.02.2016 as the first and founding Vice Chancellor of the university.
He was instrumental in setting up fifteen new departments and seven schools of studies and within first year of his joining, UG and PG programmes based on Choice-based credit systems commenced. Under his dynamic leadership, the university made important strides.
During his tenure, MoU’s were signed with prestigious institutions including University of Rome, National Litchi Research Center, National Council of Rural Institutes and AIIMS Patna. The university celebrated Centenary of Champaran Satyagrah and two book volumes under his chief-editorship were published on the occasion.
He promoted the slogan "Cleanliness is our religion" and guided the creation of a beautiful campus at Zila school premises.
He served the university till 15 November, 2018.