HRD ministry permits Homi Bhabha National Institute to start off-campus centre at Bhubaneswar

HRD ministry permits Homi Bhabha National Institute to start off-campus centre at Bhubaneswar

Submitted by Subeditor on Wed, 2016-02-17 20:37 New Delhi: The Union Ministry of Human Resource Development, on the advice of the University Grants Commission (UGC), has accorded its approval to the Homi Bhabha National Institute (HBNI), Mumbai, Maharashtra to start an off-campus centre at Bhubaneswar in the name of National Institute of Science Education and Research (NISER) with prospective effect. The conduct of academic course/programmes is subject to review of the off-campus centre by the UGC biennially for six years and subsequently after every five year subject to usual terms and conditions as prescribed under the UGC (Institutions Deemed to be Universities) Regulations, 2010 and its amendments in 2014 and 2015. The institution deemed to be university viz Homi Bhabha National Institute (HBNI), Mumbai, had submitted a proposal to Ministry of Human Resource Development in the year 2010 for establishment of an off-campus centre at Bhubaneswar in the name of National Institute of Science Education and Research (NISER). The proposal was examined by the UGC with the help of an Expert Committee in terms of the provisions of UGC (Institutions Deemed to be Universities) Regulations, 2010 and its amendments. The UGC vide its communication dated 4th February, 2016 conveyed its approval for declaring National Institute of Science Education