Odisha to get its first womens' university soon: Minister

By Pti

Bhubaneswar, Jan 02: Rashtriya Ucchatar Shiksha Abhiyan (RUSA) has accepted Odisha government's proposal regarding, university status to Rama Devi Womens' College and a cluster varsity status to Khalikote College in Berhampur, said Odisha's higher education minister Pradeep Panigrahi.

The Central government sponsored Rashtriya Ucchatar Shiksha Abhiyan (RUSA) accepted Odisha government's proposal regarding this, said Panigrahi adding that Rama Devi Women College would be the state's first womens' university in the state.

Odisha to get its first womens' university soon

Women colleges that are functioning under the administrative control of Utkal University will be brought under the new womens' university, said the minister. [Odisha to set up open university at Sambalpur]

Further, he said the RUSA has also agreed to give a Cluster University status to Berhampur-based Khallikote Autonomous College. Colleges that are located nearer to Khallikote College will be brought under the cluster university’s purview, he added.

Colleges that are located nearer to Khallikote College will be brought under the cluster university's purview.

The Centre would release Rs 55 crore each for these two new universities in three years under RUSA for infrastructure development. The state government has decided to introduce more courses in these two new universities; he informed.

PTI

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