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Basantpur near Burla will be the new Education Hub

Following report is from the Sambad:

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February 21, 2017 at 11:23 am Leave a comment

Govt appoints acting VC for Gangadhar Meher University

Following is a report from the TNIE:

BHUBANESWAR: The Higher Education Department on Saturday appointed three Officers on Special Duty (OSDs) for the upcoming Rama Devi Women’s University, Khallikote Cluster University and Gangadhar Meher University.

The OSDs are Utkal University’s Economics Professor Padmaja Mishra for Rama Devi Women’s University, Berhampur University’s Registrar Manmath Padhi for Khallikote Cluster University and Sambalpur University’s former registrar Sudhanshu Sekhar Rath for Gangadhar Meher University. The OSDs will be the acting Vice-Chancellors (VCs) of the universities till three regular VCs are appointed.

In another development,  Srikant Kumar Mohapatra, IGNOU’s Odisha office Director, has been appointed OSD for the State’s first Open University to come up at Sambalpur.

June 14, 2015 at 4:26 am 1 comment

Gangadhar Meher College, Sambalpur to get unitary varsity status

Following is a report from the expressbuzz.com:

BERHAMPUR: The State Government has decided to elevate Khallikote Autonomous College here and Gangadhar Meher College at Sambalpur to unitary university status, said Higher Education Minister Debi Prasad Mishra here today.

A government appointed task force on higher education reforms had suggested upgrading these two premier autonomous colleges to university status, the Minister said while addressing a function of the Students’ Union of Khallikote College.

Mishra however stressed the need to develop necessary infrastructure facilities before the second oldest college of the State was declared a unitary university.

While at least 50 acre was required, Khallikote Autonomous College had only 16.74 acres of land in its possession.

“There is a proposal to get another 2.50 acres from transport departments garage adjoining the college”, he said.

The Minister asked the local MLAs to locate another 50 acres in the town for the college’s expansion. He also assured the students to fill up the vacant posts soon. Around 50 out of 90 posts of teaching staff are vacant in the 132-yearold college, where over 3,600 students are pursuing studies in 19 different departments, 15 of them having post-graduate departments.

The proposal for a foot bridge from KKC to Junior college is under consideration and funds have been released for renovation of Jhansirani ladies hostel, Swami Vivekananda boys hostel of the college.

Among others, Berhampur MP Sidhant Mohapatra, MLAs EC Choupatnaik, P Panigrahy, BMC Mayor SS Dash and BDA chairman Kailash Rana spoke.

November 20, 2010 at 7:54 pm Leave a comment


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