Kalahandi University, Odisha gets UGC recognition: Dharmendra Pradhan

The UGC granted recognition to Kalahandi University. Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said that the institution will help the students of tribal-dominated Kalahandi.

Kalahandi University, Odisha gets UGC recognition: Dharmendra Pradhan
Anu Parthiban | Aug 19, 2021 - 11:46 a.m. IST
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NEW DELHI: The University Grants Commission (UGC) on Wednesday has granted recognition to Kalahandi University, Bhawanipatna, Odisha. Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan announced on Twitter that the UGC recognized Kalahandi University under the UGC Act 1956, Section 2 (F) and included it in the university list.

The UGC letter to the Kalahandi University stated, “The University is empowered to award degrees as specified by the UGC under Section 22 of the UGC Act 1956 by conducting courses through its own departments, its constituent colleges and/or through its affiliated colleges in regular mode with the approval of the concerned statutory body/ councils, wherever it is required.”



“The university should submit required documents to get this recognition. This institution will help the students of tribal-dominated Kalahandi and its nearby districts to fulfil their ambition and to provide a quality education through the Prime Minister's visionary 'National Education Policy'," Pradhan said.

The education minister further said that the university will soon receive a central grant under Section 12 (b) of the UGC Act 1956. “The grant will strengthen the university's infrastructure and help the district's students to develop as a whole”, he added.

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