New Delhi: The University Grants Commission (UGC), a statutory body has finally recognized Madhusudan Law University, the oldest law institute in the state of Odisha under the list of “Universities”. Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said on Twitter, “Happy to inform that Madhusudan Law University, Cuttack has been included in the list of Universities established as per Section 2(f) of the UGC Act, 1956. The University will soon be Central Assistance under section 12 (b) of the UGC Act.Also Read – APPSC Recruitment 2021: Apply for 38 Non-Gazetted Posts at psc.ap.gov.in. | Check Eligibility Criteria, Selection Process Here
Tagging PM Narendra Modi in a tweet, Pradhan wrote, “The eight decade old institution named after Utkal Gaurav Madhubabu is one of the best law colleges in the region. The Central Government is committed to transform the higher education landscape in line with the vision of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi and NEP. Also Read – FCI Recruitment 2021: Apply for over 860 Posts at fci-punjab-watch-ward.in | see details here
Glad to inform that Madhusudan Law University, Cuttack has been included in the list of Universities established under Section 2(f) of the UGC Act, 1956. The university will soon be able to get central assistance under section 12(b). UGC Act.
— Dharmendra Pradhan (@dpradhanbjp) 13 October 2021
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Earlier, the state government has issued an official notification regarding establishment of a new university named Madhusudan Law University at Cuttack by upgrading Madhusudan Law College, Cuttack with effect from 28th April, 2021.
The University Grants Commission has written a letter to the Registrar of Madhusudan Law University, stating, “The notification issued by the Government of Odisha regarding the establishment of the University shall be placed before the Odisha State Legislature as required under section 32. 4) of the Odisha Universities Act, 1989.
The Department of Higher Education under the Ministry of Education has constituted the University Grants Commission.