Bhubaneswar: Odisha Government will set up Open university in Sambalpur. This was informed by the Higher Education minister Pradip Panigrahi in the state Assembly.
Panigrahi said, "The state government has already made provision of Rs 35 crore for establishment and infrastructure of the proposed open university."
Besides contributing to progress of higher education, the open university would facilitate distance education, continuous training and research for students and teachers. He said the varsity at Sambalpur also reflected the state government's steps to eradicate regional imbalance in Odisha.