Ongoing Activities :

The Council has been involved in instituting a Large number of Reforms in the UG and PG Sectors. A Few of the Recent activities include:

  1. Institution of Centres of Excellence in Research at five Universities of the state in Collaboration with OHEPEE project. The Details are as follows.
    1 Utkal University, Khurda Centre for Human Capital Development Centre for Human Capital Development 2
    2 Utkal University, Khurda Integrated Omics and Computational Biology Integrated Omics and Computational Biology 4.2
    3 Utkal University, Khurda Centre for Studies on Tribal and Marginalized Communities Centre for Studies on Tribal and Marginalized Communities 2.65
    4 Sambalpur University, Sambalpur Natural Products and Therapeutics Natural Products and Therapeutics 4
    5 Sambalpur University, Sambalpur Regional Development Studies Regional Development Studies 1
    6 Berhampur University, Ganjam Wireless Healthcare Biotechnology Nano Science & Technology for development of sensors 3
    7 FM University, Baleshwar Bio Research Management & Energy Devices Bio Resource Management & Energy Conservation Material Development 4
    8 Ravenshaw University, Cuttack Environment and Public Health Environment and Public Health 2.87
    9 Ravenshaw University, Cuttack Odishan Studies Odishan Studies 2
            24.72
  2. The centres of excellence COE Guidelines.pdf
  3. A model UG CBCS syllabus for universities and colleges in Odisha in 28 subjects with new skill courses and training/laboratory requirements. These model courses were not only crafted by Combined boards of studies with members from all universities, but also, were reviewed by external reviewers. Whose suggestions were then incorporated wherever possible.
  4. Introducing examination reforms at UG Level and the regulation change along with the new courses. The aim of the examination reforms is to assess student outcome from these new courses.
  5. The council conceptualised an incentiviation scheme for upgrading research and innovation in state universities and government /aided colleges through 1, young faculty (below 45 years) seed research funding 2. Introduction of State JRF scheme for net cleared candidates who would be willing to work in State Universities 3. Support for Top tier publications 4. Annual Scholar’s colloquium in science, social science and commerce schemes
    1. young faculty (below 45 years) seed research funding
    2. Introduction of State JRF scheme for net cleared candidates who would be willing to work in State Universities
    3. Support for Top tier publications
    4. Annual Scholar’s colloquium in science, social science and commerce schemes
 

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