Berhampur-based Khallikote Autonomous College will be as “cluster university” #Odisha #Education #News
odisha education news – Berhampur-based Khallikote Autonomous College will be as “cluster university” #Odisha #Education #News
Berhampur : Berhampur City -based Khallikote Autonomous College will soon be converted into a cluster university”, Higher Education minister Pradip Panigrahi said here on Thursday.
“The Central government-sponsored Rashtriya Uchchatar Shiksha Abhiyan (RUSA) has accepted Odisha government’s proposal in this regard,” added Panigrahi.
A proposal in this regard was submitted by the State government to the Union ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD). The Project Approval Committee (PAC) of the ministry has cleared the proposal in its meeting chaired by Union Higher Education secretary Satyanarayan Mohanty in Delhi recently.
The ministry has also informed the decision to the State’s Department of Higher Education (DoHE). Higher Education principal secretary Gagan Kumar Dhal is the project director of RUSA and would be taking up the project, sources said.
Panigrahi further said that RUSA has agreed to give a ‘cluster university’ status to Berhampur-based Khallikote Autonomous College. “Colleges located close to Khallikote College will be brought under this cluster university’s purview,” he added.