Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government will soon sign a pact with Shri Vile Parle Kelavani Mandal (SVKM) for establishment of a world-class educational campus of NMIMS University in the capital city here.
The Odisha Cabinet led by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today approved a proposal in this regard, said Chief Secretary PK Jana.
The proposed campus of Maharashtra-based NMIMS University in Bhubaneswar will act as a learning centre fostering national and global engagement in the field of education. The university has agreed to enroll 30 per cent students for its Bhubaneswar campus from Odisha on merit basis, added the Chief Secretary.
The state government will provide 40 acres of land at Goudakashipur in Jatni to SVKM on lease basis for establishment of the NMIMS campus. The varsity authorities will develop the campus in a phased manner, revealed Jena.
“This initiative is designed to elevate the standard of higher education in Odisha and create new opportunities for academic excellence,” said the Chief Secretary.