Bhubaneswar: Odisha State Higher Education Minister Ananta Das today informed that the second campus of Rama Devi Women’s University will be set up at Gothapatna, on the outskirts of Bhubaneswar.
While speaking to the newsmen, the Minister confirmed it on the occasion of the inauguration of a new hostel of the university.
He said that the state government will provide around 30-acre land at Gothapatna.
The state government had decided to establish the second campus of the Women’s University on the premises of Utkal University. However, it dropped the plan after students of Utkal varsity protested it.
Prior to this, the government, had selected a piece of land in Daspur, but dropped the plan after students and staff of the only Women’s University protested the decision alleging it to be too remote.