Centre places Utkal University among India’s top 10 state-run varsities


Bhubaneswar: The Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) has selected Utkal University as one of the 10 best public-funded state universities in the country to have taken significant steps in imparting quality education with innovative skills.

University vice-chancellor Ashok Das will make a 10-minute presentation on the varsity’s innovative projects on the concluding day of the three-day National Convention on Digital Initiatives for Higher Education organized by the MHRD at Vigyan Bhavan in New Delhi on Monday.
In the presentation proposed by Utkal and shortlisted by the MHRD, the university highlighted its decision of forming a consortium of all the vice-chancellors of the state universities – the first endeavor of its kind in the country.

Other universities selected in the category include Savitribai Phule Pune University, Karnataka’s Tumkur University, Sikkim University, Haryana’s Kurukshetra University, among others.

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