Bhubaneswar: The Rajendra University in Bolangir has been recognised by the University Grants Commission (UGC) under the section 2(f) of the UGC Act.
Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said that this is a crucial development which will go a long way in improvement of the varsity and holistic development of the students.
Pradhan said Bolangir MP Sangeeta Singhdeo, Rajya Sabha Members, Subash Singh, Muzibulla Khan, Mamata Mohanta and former Lok Sabha Member Kalikesh Singhdeo had apprised him about this earlier.
For the benefit of students, the UGC has taken this important decision and recognised Rajendra University, he said.
“The recognition of Rajendra University will play an pivotal role to fulfill the ambitions of students of western Odisha. It will help them to avail the benefits of our Prime Minister’s new education policy,” the Union Education Minister added.