Naveen accords University Status to Vikram Deb College

Bhubaneswar: Scripting a milestone in the field of  higher education system in south Odisha, Chief Minister  Naveen Patnaik on Thursday approved a proposal to  accord university status to famous Vikram Deb College  in Jeypore. The Chief Minister expressed his happiness  by stating that the long-standing demand of the  intellectuals and students
of the undivided Koraput  district has been fulfilled  today. Vikram Deb College has  played a significant role in  t h e fi e l d o f h i g h e r education in the undivided  Koraput district. This year  the college is celebrating  its platinum jubilee. Vikram Deb College was  established in 1947. The  college currently has 16 Post  Graduate programs, 17 Under  Graduate programs, in addition to  BBA, BCA, and B.ED courses.  Currently, four thousand students are studying here. All the colleges of undivided Koraput district are affiliated to Brahmapur University. Now this new university will benefit thousands of students from Koraput, Rayagada Nabarangpur and Malkangiri districts.
The Chief Minister expressed hope that this will be a milestone in the field of higher education in South Odisha.