Tag: Utkal University

Second campus of RD Women’s University at Utkal soon

Bhubaneswar: The second campus of the Rama Devi (RD) Women’s University will be set up on the premises of the Utkal University here and the formal procedure for the same has already begun. According to sources, the new campus will be built on 30 acres land on the Utkal University premises. The State Government has […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Youth paraded on knees for making obscene gestures at girl in Utkal Univ

Bhubaneswar: A youth was reportedly forced to walk on his knees till the police station for allegedly making obscene gestures at a girl student of Utkal University here. The matter came to the fore after a video of the incident went viral. According to information, the accused was passing indecent remarks at the girl near […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Harassment allegations against Utkal Varsity professor, Govt seeks report

Bhubaneswar: The Higher Education department has sought a report from the Vice Chancellor (VC) of Utkal University on the harassment allegations levelled against assistant professor of Psychology department, Maheswar Satpathy. In a letter from the department the VC has been asked to, “furnish a detailed report on the allegation made against Maheswar Satpathy, Asst. Professor, […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Man shows up naked in front of Utkal Varsity girls; triggers outrage

Bhubaneswar: Tension erupted at Utkal University in Bhubaneswar today after an unidentified miscreant allegedly showed up naked in front of two girl students of the university inside the campus premises. According to sources, an unclad man suddenly appeared before the girls while they were coming into the varsity campus through the gate near Acharya Vihar […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Utkal varsity professor stripped off all duties over students’ complaints

Bhubaneswar: Following a five-day long agitation by students of the Psychology department of Utkal University, the authorities today discontinued all the academic & student-related activities of assistant professor, Maheswar Satpathy over complaints of mental harassment by students. In a letter addressed to the post graduate students, Head of the Department Bhaswati Patnaik stated, “All academic […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Utkal University VC stages hunger strike for peace on campus

Bhubaneswar: Protesting students’ unrest and repeated violence on campus, vice chancellor of Utkal University Soumendra Mohan Patnaik along with his other colleagues today staged a sit-in in front of his office. The strike, which he called ‘Introspective Silent Fasting’ began in the morning today and will continue till 8pm. Patnaik appealed to the students to […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Sine die lifted, VC gheraoed: Unrest again in Utkal varsity

Bhubaneswar: Students unrest once again gripped the Utkal University here a few hours after the university reopened today after more than 20 days of sine die. Demanding election to the students’ union, the activists gheraoed the office of the varsity’s Vice-Chancellor Soumendra Mohan Patnaik. They also gheraoed Patnaik while he was coming out of his […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Utkal University to reopen tomorrow

Bhubaneswar: The Utkal University, which remained closed for around 20 days following students’ unrest, will reopen for the students as the authorities have decided to lift sine die tomorrow. A notification in this connection was issued today after a meeting with police. The notification said, “Entry into the university premises and hostels will be allowed […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Utkal University cancels students’ union election, closed sine die

Bhubaneswar: Authorities of the Utkal University today cancelled the students’ union elections and declared sine die until further orders. A notification issued by the Utkal University stated, “The students’ union election scheduled to be held on September 23 stands cancelled.” All inmates of boys and girls hostels have been asked to vacate their rooms by […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Pre-poll clash leaves two injured in Utkal University

Bhubaneswar: Ahead of students’ union polls, tension ran high on Utkal University campus here following a clash between two groups of students on Wednesday evening. The scuffle left two students including presidential candidate Soumya Ranjan Mohapatra injured. He was rushed to Capital Hospital while another injured was admitted to a private clinic. Mohapatra lodged a […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Utkal University to hold Students’ Union election as per schedule

Bhubaneswar: After speculations were rife over cancellation of Students’ Union election at Utkal University this year, Union Advisor Prof Jayanta Parida cleared the air and said that varsity will conduct elections as per the Lyngdoh Committee guidelines and advertisement of the State Government. The decision was finalized in a PG Council review meeting chaired by […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Foundation stone for Utkal University 2nd campus to be laid on July 31

Bhubaneswar: After hanging in balance for almost two years since its announcement, the much awaited Utkal University’s second campus will soon become a reality as Odisha Government has identified land for the project in Jajpur district. Nearly, 66.3 acre land in Siha panchayat, 12 km from Chandikhol has been provided to Higher Education Department for […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
SM Patnaik appointed Vice-Chancellor of Utkal University

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Governor and Chancellor of Universities SC Jamir appointed Soumendra Mohan Patnaik as the Vice-Chancellor of the Utkal University today. Patnaik will hold the office for a period of three years with effect from the date he assumes office as such or until further orders, a notification issued by the Raj Bhavan said. At […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
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Odia bureaucrat Anant Nanda appointed secretary of Postal Dept

New Delhi: Senior bureaucrat Anant Narayan Nanda was on Saturday appointed as the secretary of Department of Posts. Nanda belongs to Balasore district of Odisha. The Appointments Committee of Cabinet has approved his appointment, an order issued by Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) said. He has been appointed in place of Boyapati Venkat Sudhakar, […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
CM in Utkal University
Naveen inaugurates language block in Utkal University; announces Rs 15 crore grant

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister (CM) Naveen Patnaik today inaugurated language block in the Utkal University and announced a grant of Rs 15 crore towards purchase of instruments to make the Central Instrumentation Centre of the varsity fully functional. The CM made this announcement at the students’ union function of the university organised here on Friday. Naveen […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021