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U’chal University makes entry into UGC 12 B List

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By Our Staff Reporter
Dehradun, 16 Nov: Uttaranchal University has made its entry into the UGC 12 B list –the first from Uttarakhand to do so. The University Grants Commission issued a letter to this effect today. The Under Secretary of UGC, taking cognizance of the proposal put forward by the university, set up an expert committee which duly endorsed it in its 553rd meeting on 26 October 2021 after physical inspection and verification of documents.
Pro Vice Chancellor of the university, Prof Rajesh Bahuguna stated today that the university has become the first private university of Uttarakhand to achieve this prestigious status, which includes the privilege of organising projects, research work, seminars and workshops with financial assistance.
Vice Chancellor Prof Dharam Budhi observed that the 12 B status would give fresh impetus and encourage research activities at the university. It would further promote entrepreneurship, skill development and start ups financed by the Government and give new direction to teachers and researchers.
Speaking on the occasion, Chancellor Jitender Joshi congratulated the faculty members, employees and students of the university. He attributed this success to the teachers, researchers and the entire staff who were directly or indirectly involved in this effort.