The First Women University of Odisha Opens Soon


  • The Central government sponsored Rashtriya Ucchatar Shiksha Abhiyan (RUSA) has accepted Odisha government's proposal regarding according univeristy status to Rama Devi Womens' College and a cluster varsity status to Khalikote College in Berhampur.
  • Women colleges which are functioning under the administrative control of Utkal University will be brought under the new women's university, said the minister.
  • The RUSA has also agreed to give a Cluster University status to Berhampur-based Khallikote Autonomous College.
  • Colleges which 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.