Report by Nishapati Nayak, Koraput: Prof. Sachidananda Mohanty the Vice Chancellor of Central University of Orissa, Koraput has stepped down from his position on personal ground. He joined the CUO on 7 August 2015 after a distinguished service at the Central University of Hyderabad for more than 25 years.
His resignation has been accepted by the Hon’ble President of India. Prof. Mohanty will hand over the charge to the senior most Professor of the University on 28.02.2019.
The Vice-Chancellor Prof. Mohanty has thanked the University community, students, staffs and the faculty for their co-operation he received during his tenure at the Central University of Orissa, Koraput. He also thanks the University community for significant milestones like NAAC accreditation, functioning of two
hostels for boys and girls, functioning of two computer centres, internal roads, high-mast lights, drainage system, 24 X 7 electricity and water supply, free Wi�fi, temporary shopping complex, temporary gymnasium, badminton courts,
parking complex, NANDANAM-park, beatification of the campus by tree plantation, MoU with HAL and COATS, formation of student council, successful entrance examinations in 22 centres, Distinguished Lecture series, formation of Poetry club, Drama club, NSS cell, UBA cell and ICC.
Prof. Mohanty thanks the MHRD, UGC, state government, district administration and the people of Odisha for their cooperation and good wishes. He also wishes the CUO the very best in the coming years.