Berhampur, May 5: The State Government on Wednesday accorded unitary university status to the historic Khallikote Autonomous College here. Henceforth, the premier institution will be known as Khillikote Unitary University.
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik approved a proposal of the Higher Education Department in this rregard.
“Khallikote Autonomous College is one of the oldest and famous colleges of Odisha. It has a rich academic tradition. Many of its alumni have established themselves in various fields,” said the CM.
With accordance of unitary university status, longstanding demand of students and people of southern Odisha has been fulfilled. The premier institute will now expedite academic journey promoting research and new studies relevant to the current times.