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Profile of the Institution Deemed to be University

 

Name of the Deemed to be University

Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda Educational and Research Institute
(Renamed later and now known as ‘Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda University)
(Declared by Government of India as Deemed to be University under Section 3 of the University Grants Commission Act, 1956)
PO Belur Math, Dist Howrah
West Bengal
Pin Code: 711202
Phone: 033-26549999; Fax: 033-26544640;
Email: vivekananda.university@gmail.com

 

1. Introduction

Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda Educational Research Institute (renamed later and known as ‘Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda University), was declared as Deemed to be University by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India, on the advice by the University Grants Commission (UGC), under Section 3 of UGC Act, 1956, initially under de novo category by MHRD Notification No F.9-54/2004-U.3 dated 5 January 2005 issued by the Joint Secretary to the Government of India, MHRD, Department of Secondary and Higher Education, New Delhi. Later, in July 2006, three ‘Off-Campus’ Centres were added “to be operated and maintained as constituent Units of the University”, through UGC Order No.F.96-6/2004 (CPP-I) dated 3 July 2006 and MHRD Notification No.F.9-14/2006-U.3 (A) dated 20 February 2007. After five years of its existence, the functioning of this Deemed to be University was reviewed, as per UGC norms, by an Expert Committee of the UGC and on recommendation by this Expert Committee, MHRD issued a Notification—Ref. No.F-54/2004-U.3A dated 19 June 2012—confirming continuance of Deemed University status in respect of Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda University which was originally under the de novo category.

2. Background of the Institution

Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda Educational and Research Institute, an institution declared by Government of India as a Deemed to University, is a multi-campus University with its Headquarters at Belur Math, which is the same as the Headquarters of the well-known worldwide philanthropic and charitable organization ‘Ramakrishna Mission’. Ramakrishna Mission has been engaged in serving humankind without the distinction of caste, creed, colour, race, nationality, gender or any other distinction, in the fields of education, health, relief & rehabilitation etc. for more than a century, since its inception as early as 1897 by Swami Vivekananda. The twin organizations, Ramakrishna Math and Ramakrishna Mission, are international organizations with 142 branch centres in India and 47 branches outside India.  In the educational field, the twin organizations run a large number of educational institutions to impart education at various levels catering to the educational needs of as many as 3.5 lakh students and the total expenditure incurred by Ramakrishna Mission for these educational activities was about Rs.288 crore in the financial year 2014-15. These are described below in greater detail at Item 4 of IV. Profile Report.

Under the aegis of Ramakrishna Mission, the present new University was started in the year 2005. The Government of India Notification came on 5 January 2005 and the University was formally inaugurated on 4 July 2005, the day of mahasamadhi (passing away) of Swami Vivekananda. The following ‘thrust areas’ were initially chosen:

3. The ‘Thrust Areas’ of the Deemed University

  1. (a) Disability Management and Special Education
    (b) General & Adapted Physical Education and Yoga
  2. Integrated Rural & Tribal Development and Agriculture
  3. Indian Spiritual and Cultural Heritage including Value Education
  4. Fundamental Science Education and Research
  5. Environment and Disaster Management

These ‘thrust areas’ are operationalized through the following Schools running and conducting various academic programmes under Faculties and Departments as follows:

4. Various ‘Schools’ through which these ‘thrust areas’ are being operationalized

The various ‘Schools’ offering the different courses are the following:

  1. School of Rehabilitation Sciences and Physical Education
  2. School of Agriculture and Rural Development
  3. School of Indian Heritage
  4. School of Humanities and Social Sciences
  5. School of Mathematical Sciences
  6. School of Environment and Disaster Management

The details of the various courses and programmes run under the various Schools mentioned above are annexed hereto and marked as Annexure 1.

The Memorandum of Association (MoA) of the Deemed University, submitted to the UGC at the very inception as per the then UGC Guidelines, was suitably modified later as required by the UGC in the light of the UGC Regulations 2010 taking into account also the subsequent amendments, and was approved by the Sponsoring Society (Ramakrishna Mission) as required by MHRD and submitted to the UGC for approval and the UGC approved it by letter No.F.6-96/2004 (CPP-I) dated 23 May 2016. This MoA, inter alia, lays down the objectives of the Deemed University, which are highlighted in Annexure 2.

 

Profile Report in Detail

 

1. Name and address of the Deemed University

Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda Educational and Research Institute, (Declared as Deemed to be University by Government of India under Section 3 of the UGC Act, 1956), P.O. Belur Math, District Howrah 711202, West Bengal.
No. and Date of Notification as Deemed University: Government of India Notification No.F.9-54/2004-U.3 dated 5 January 2005 issued by the Joint Secretary to the Government of India, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Department of Secondary and Higher Education, Government of India, New Delhi, read along with MHRD Notification No.F-54/2004-U.3A dated 19 June 2012 confirming continuance of Deemed University status in respect of “Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda University” (from the originally granted de novo category status). In July 2006, three ‘Off-Campus’ Centres were added “to be operated and maintained as Constituent Units of the University”, through UGC Order No.F.96-6/2004 (CPP-I) dated 3 July 2006 and MHRD Notification No.F.9-14/2006-U.3 (A) dated 20 February 2007. These three ‘Off-Campus’ Centres at Ranchi (Jharkhand), Narendrapur (West Bengal), Swami Vivekananda’s Ancestral House and Cultural Centre (Kolkata) together with the Centre at Coimbatore already included in the original MHRD Notification dated 5 January 2005 mentioned above, comprise the University at present wherein academic programmes are conducted. The UGC had earlier allowed the parent society (Ramakrishna Mission) to look after the institutions under the Deemed University by a special resolution at the Commission meeting. Copies of all the above-mentioned Notifications from UGC and MHRD are annexed hereto and collectively marked as Annexure 3.

2. Registered Office and Headquarters of the Deemed University (with full address, phone numbers, e-mail etc):

Belur Main Campus:
PO Belur Math
Dist Howrah
West Bengal
Pin Code: 711202
Phone: 033-26549999 (landline),
Fax: 033-26544640
E-mail:mail@rkmvu.ac.in
        vivekananda.university@gmail.com

Vice Chancellor’s personal email ID:  atmapriyananda@gmail.com
Registrar’s personal email ID: swamihariharananda@gmail.com

3. Name and Headquarters of the Sponsoring Society of the University:

Ramakrishna Mission, with Headquarters at Belur Math in the district of Howrah, State of West Bengal, Pin Code: 711202

4. Other institutions run by Sponsoring Society (Ramakrishna Mission) in the field of education, health, rural and tribal development, etc., for uplift of society, particularly for the underprivileged sections

As already mentioned under ‘Background of the University’ above, the Sponsoring Society of the University is Ramakrishna Mission, which is a reputed worldwide philanthropic and charitable organization running hundreds of institutions all over the world for educational, medical, intellectual and spiritual service as well as conducting relief and rehabilitation in times of natural calamities and crises. A summary of the educational activities of Ramakrishna Mission conducted through a large network of institutions across the globe is given at Annexure 4.

5. Territorial Jurisdiction

All over India

6. Details of administrative Authorities like Board of Management (BoM), Academic Council, Boards of Studies, etc.

These various administrative bodies have been formed according to UGC Regulations 2010 for Deemed Universities as amended later in 2014, 2015 and 2016 and as incorporated in the Memorandum of Association (MoA) of the University, approved by the Sponsoring Society (Ramakrishna Mission) at a meeting of Ramakrishna Mission Governing Body on 25 April 2016 and by the UGC by letter No.F.6-96/2004 (CPP-I) dated 23 May 2016. Also, the University has formed at its Belur main campus various students’ bodies to help the administration in looking after students’ affairs like cultural activities, seminars, library, hostel mess, sports & games, etc.  The details are given at Annexure 5.

7. Details of Vice Chancellor, Registrar, Finance Officer and other Administrative Officers

These officers have been appointed according to UGC Regulations 2010 for Deemed Universities as amended later in 2014, 2015 and 2016 and as incorporated in the Memorandum of Association (MoA) of the University, approved by the Sponsoring Society (Ramakrishna Mission) and by the UGC. Names of these Officers are given at Annexure 6.

8. Administrative Office (at the Belur Main Campus):

  1. Total Plinth Area: 12500 sq.ft.
  2. Built up Area: 52000 sq.ft.
  3. There are separate offices available for Vice Chancellor, Registrar, Finance Officer, Controller of Examinations, Administrative Office, Committee Room, Students’ Waiting Room, etc. at the Belur Main Campus as well as in other ‘Off-Campus’ Centres.

Besides the above, there exist Administrative Offices in each of the
    ‘Off-Campus’ Faculty Centres of the University at Coimbatore, Ranchi,
    Narendrapur and Kolkata Campuses.
These details are given in Annexure 7.

9. Details of Academic Buildings Owned by the University:

See Annexure 8(1) and Annexure 8(2) giving full details regarding the buildings including their cost of construction respectively. All these buildings are owned by the University and apart from these there are no temporary/leased buildings.

10. Details of Classrooms:

See Annexure 9 giving details of the classrooms at the Belur main campus and the other ‘Off-Campus’ Centres.

11. Details of Library (Campuswise):

See the Campuswise Annexures (including Belur Main Campus and other ‘Off-Campus’ Centres), collectively marked as Annexure 44.

12. No. of Laboratories (Campuswise):

See the Campuswise Annexures (including Belur Main Campus and other ‘Off-Campus’ Centres), collectively marked as Annexure 44.

13. Details of students admitted:

For the details of courses and the number of students admitted in each course for the last three years, see the Campuswise Annexures (including Belur Main Campus and other ‘Off-Campus’ Centres), collectively marked as Annexure 44.

14. Off-Campus or Off-Shore Campus Centres established outside the State or abroad:

The following ‘Off-Campus’ Centres have been established with the approval of UGC/MHRD:

  1. Coimbatore Campus in Tamil Nadu State: International Human Resource Development Centre for the Disabled located at Ramakrishna Mission Vidyalaya, Coimbatore—for the faculties of (i) Disability Management and Special Education and (ii) General & Adapted Physical Education and Yoga
  2. Narendrapur Campus in West Bengal State: Ramakrishna Mission Loka Siksha Parishad, Narendrapur, Kolkata, West Bengal—for the Faculty of ‘Integrated Rural Development and Management’
  3. Ranchi Campus in Jharkhand State: Ramakrishna Mission Divyayan Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Ranchi, Jharkhand—for the Faculty of ‘Integrated Rural and Tribal Development’
  4. Kolkata Campus in West Bengal State: Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda Research Centre at Swami Vivekananda’s Ancestral House, Kolkata, West Bengal—for Doctoral and Post-doctoral research and Study
  5. No ‘Off-Shore Campus’ Centres have so far been started. However, they may come up in future, given Ramakrishna Mission’ global reach. For example, serious consideration is being given to Ramakrishna Centre in South Africa to bring it under the ambit of the University as an ‘Off-Shore Campus’ Centre, particularly to promote Indian Heritage and Ancient Indian Philosophy and Religion, as requested by no less a person than Nelson Mandela during his visit to the Ramakrishna Centre at South Africa.

15. Details of New Educational and Communication Technologies being used:

See the Campuswise Annexures, (including Belur Main Campus and other ‘Off-Campus’ Centres), collectively marked as Annexure 44.
In addition to these, the ICT-a unique ICT-based Network called VIVEKDISHA is used to provide a single window-based services like online education from secondary to undergraduate level, online teachers’ training, and spiritual heritage lessons particularly for audiences living abroad, telemedicine services and research programmes. Details of VIVEKDISHA Project are given in Annexure 23.
Further, the following two Schemes are novel and unique in the use of new Communication Technology:
(i) e-PG Pathashala Scheme of the UGC,and
(ii) Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) Scheme of MHRD.
These are two important milestones in the University’s contribution to new educational and communication technologies--See elaborations in Annexure 36 and Annexure 37 attached hereto.

16. Details of Computerization of the University at its various Campuses

See the Campuswise Annexures (including Belur Main Campus and other ‘Off-Campus’ Centres), collectively marked as Annexure 44.

17. Research

(a) Research and Extension Facility:

See the Campuswise Annexures (including Belur Main Campus and other ‘Off-Campus’ Centres), collectively marked as Annexure 44. Also given herein are details of Research Scholars in various Faculties/Departments pursuing M.Phil./Ph.D. with their areas of research, supervisors/guides with their qualifications, etc.

(b) List of Research Publications for the last 3 years:

See the Campuswise Annexures (including Belur Main Campus and other ‘Off-Campus’ Centres), collectively marked as Annexure 44.

(c) Ongoing Research Projects with their Source of Funding:

See the Campuswise Annexures (including Belur Main Campus and other ‘Off-Campus’ Centres), collectively marked as Annexure 44.

18. Future Plans for Starting New Courses:

Details are given in Annexure 10.

19. Courses in Emerging Areas Proposed Introduced/Proposed to be started:

Details are given in Annexure 11.

20. Distance Education Courses run by the University, if any:

No courses are being run in the Distance Mode.

21. Approval of relevant Statutory Regulatory Bodies obtained for running professional courses/increased intake:

The necessary approval of National Council of Teacher Education (NCTE) and Rehabilitation Council of India (RCI) has been obtained for teacher education courses in Physical Education and Special Education respectively. See Annexure 12 for the copies of approval certificates of the courses from these Statutory Regulatory Bodies.

22. Linkages with other institutions (national & international):

See the Campuswise Annexures, (including Belur Main Campus and other ‘Off-Campus’ Centres), collectively marked as Annexure 44.

23. Admission Procedure:

Admission is conducted by inviting applications via the University website as well as newspapers and conducting written admission tests at various Centres all over India (with the help of the Ramakrishna Mission’s network of institutions) followed by a viva-voce test and/or counselling session.

24. Fee Structure for the different Courses run by the University:

This University run under the aegis of Ramakrishna Mission (Sponsoring Society), a well-known philanthropic, charitable and non-profit organization working globally with Ramakrishna-Vivekananda Ideology of selfless service, charges minimal fees for the various Courses, besides providing a large number scholarships for economically backward and meritorious students. See Annexure 13A & Annexure 13B for details regarding Fees Structure and Scholarship Disbursement details.

25. Examination System:

Details given at Annexure 14.

26.   Position of Teaching Posts:

Belur Main Campus

Name of the Department

Sanctioned*

Existing (Filled)

 

 

Profs.

Assoc. Profs.

Asst. Profs. / Lecturers / Instructors

Visiting Faculty

Physics

* Since we do not receive any recurring non-plan grant for the salary of teaching and non-teaching staff the question of sanctioned posts does not arise. However, the University has provision for 1 Professor, 2 Associate Professors, and 4 Assistant Professors in each Department as per UGC requirement. The posts are filled up according to the necessity and requirement of the departments based up on the course and programs being conducted.

3

1

1

6

Mathematics

--

1

5

1

Computer Science

1

--

4

2

Sanskrit

--

--

6

5

English

--

--

1

1

Bengali

1

--

--

3

Spiritual Heritage

--

--

5

--

Yoga Science & Naturopathy

2

--

1

2

Sports Science

1

--

--

--

 

Coimbatore Campus

Name of the Department

Designation

Sanctioned*

Existing (Filled)

 

 

FDMSE

Professors

* Since we do not receive any recurring non-plan grant for the salary of teaching and non-teaching staff the question of sanctioned posts does not arise. However, the University has provision for 1 Professor, 2 Associate Professors, and 4 Assistant Professors in each Department as per UGC requirement. The posts are filled up according to the necessity and requirement of the departments based up on the course and programs being conducted.

1

Assoc. Professors

--

Asst. Professors/ Special Educators/ Therapists

15

 

 

GAPEY

Professor

3

Assoc. Professors

--

Asst. Professors

5

Physiotherapist

1

FAR

Professor

6

Assoc. Professors

--

Asst. Professors

3

FYCSAR

Asst. Professors

6

FDMSE: Faculty of Disability Management and Special Education
GAPEY: Faculty of General & Adapted Physical Education and Yoga
FAR: Faculty Centre for Agricultural Education and Research
FYCSAR: Faculty Center for Computer Science Applications and Research

Narendrapur Campus (‘Off-Campus’ Centre)

Name of the Department

Sanctioned*

Existing (Filled)

 

 

Professors

Assoc. Professors

Asst. Professors

Visiting faculty

Agricultural Biotechnology

* Since we do not receive any recurring non-plan grant for the salary of teaching and non-teaching staff the question of sanctioned posts does not arise. However, the University has provision for 1 Professor, 2 Associate Professors, and 4 Assistant Professors in each Department as per UGC requirement. The posts are filled up according to the necessity and requirement of the departments based up on the course and programs being conducted.

3

--

3

10

Agriculture & Rural Development

1

--

4

15

Environmental Science & Disaster Management

1

1

--

--

Ranchi Campus (‘Off-Campus’ Centre)

Name of the Department

Sanctioned*

Existing (Filled)

 

 

Associate Professors

Associate Professors

Asst. Professors

Agriculture, Rural and Tribal Development (ARTD)

* Since we do not receive any recurring non-plan grant for the salary of teaching and non-teaching staff the question of sanctioned posts does not arise. However, the University has provision for 1 Professor, 2 Associate Professors, and 4 Assistant Professors in each Department as per UGC requirement. The posts are filled up according to the necessity and requirement of the departments based up on the course and programs being conducted.

2 (Honorary)

1 (Honorary)

4

 

27. Names, Designations, Qualifications and Publications of teaching staff  

(Departmentwise):
See the Campuswise Annexures, (including Belur Main Campus and other ‘Off-Campus’ Centres), collectively marked as Annexure 44.

28. National/International Conferences, Workshops, etc attended by the faculty members:

See the Campuswise Annexures, (including Belur Main Campus and other ‘Off-Campus’ Centres), collectively marked as Annexure 44.

29. Details of non-teaching staff:

See the Campuswise Annexures, (including Belur Main Campus and other ‘Off-Campus’ Centres), collectively marked as Annexure 44.

30. Facilities for faculty and staff:

Details given in Annexure 15

31. Facilities for Students:

Details given in Annexure 16

32. Sports and Games Facilities available:

See the Campuswise Annexures, (including Belur Main Campus and other ‘Off-Campus’ Centres), collectively marked as Annexure 44.

33. Hostel Facilities available:

See the Campuswise Annexures, (including Belur Main Campus and other ‘Off-Campus’ Centres), collectively marked as Annexure 44.

34. Other Facilities Available. Give details.

See the Campuswise Annexures, (including Belur Main Campus and other ‘Off-Campus’ Centres), collectively marked as Annexure 44.

35. Other Relevant Information (including some unique features of the University):

See the Campuswise Annexures, (including Belur Main Campus and other ‘Off-Campus’ Centres), collectively marked as Annexure 44.
Apart from these, several other important information has been given in detail in Annexure 17.


Annexures Attached to this Report

ANNEXURE 1—‘Thrust Areas’ chosen—Raison de’tre and ‘Off-Campus Centres’

ANNEXURE 2—Objectives of the Deemed University as found in MoA

ANNEXURE 3—Copies of the following Notifications:

(i)  At the very inception—MHRD Notification dated 5 January 2005,

(ii) Inclusion of ‘Off-Campus Centres—UGC Order dated 3 July 2006 and     
      MHRD Notification dated 20 February 2007

(iii) Confirmation of continuance of Deemed University status from de novo category—MHRD Notification dated 19 June 2010

ANNEXURE 4—Education activities of Ramakrishna Mission (Sponsoring Society of the University) during 119 years of its existence

ANNEXURE 5—Board of Management, Academic Council, Boards of Studies, etc . of various Faculties/Departments at the Belur main campus and other ‘off-campus’ Centres, including Students’ Bodies to help the administration to look after students’ affairs like cultural activities, seminar, library, hostel mess, sports & games, etc.

ANNEXURE 6—Names of the various Officers of the University

ANNEXURE 7—Details of Administrative Office , separate offices for various officers of the University in Belur main campus and other ‘Off-Campus’ Centres

ANNEXURE 8—Details of the Academic Buildings Owned by the University in Belur main campus and other 'Off-Campus' Centre  and cost of establishment.

ANNEXURE 9—Details of Classrooms available in Belur main campus and other ‘Off-Campus’ Centres of the University

ANNEXURE 10—Future Plans for Starting New Courses at Belur Main Campus and other ‘Off-Campus’ Centres of the University

ANNEXURE 11—Courses in emerging areas introduced / proposed at the Belur Main Campus and other ‘Off-Campus’ Centres of the University

ANNEXURE 12—Copies of Approval letters from Statutory Councils: Rehabilitation Council of India (RCI) and National Council of Technical Education (NCTE) for the Special Education Courses and Physical Education Courses run at Coimbatore Centre

ANNEXURE 13A—Fees structure —Belur and all the ‘Off-Campus’ Centres

ANNEXURE 13B—Scholarships awarded to economically backward students

ANNEXURE 14—Examination System: Details

ANNEXURE 15—Facilities for the faculty and the staff

ANNEXURE 16—Facilities for the students

ANNEXURE 17—Other Important Information

ANNEXURE 18—Declaration by the Ministry of Finance as ‘University of National Eminence’ for 100% Income Tax Exemption

ANNEXURE 19—UNESCO Chair in the unique area of ‘Adapted and Inclusive Physical Education and Yoga’: Detailed write-up

ANNEXURE 20—Global Network Universities for Innovation (GUNI) Award of full membership: Detailed write-up

ANNEXURE 21—Arigatou International Initiative —‘Prayer and Action for Children’: Detailed write-up

ANNEXURE 22— Arigatou International Initiative —‘Prayer and Action for Children’: West Bengal Government Higher Education Department Circular for celebrating Children’s Week from 14—20 November each year

ANNEXURE 23—VIVEKDISHA: A unique ICT-based Network

ANNEXURE 24—Network Project on Organic Farming: Inclusion of Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda University therein

ANNEXURE 25—Memorandum  of Understanding (MoU)between Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) and Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda University’s ‘School of Agriculture and Rural Development’ for cooperation in agricultural research and education

ANNEXURE 26—Memorandum  of Understanding (MoU) between Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) and Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda University’s ‘School of Agriculture and Rural Development’ for establishing Krishi Vigyan Kendra

ANNEXURE 27—Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Sri Venkateswara Vedic University, Tirupati and Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda University’s ‘School of Indian Heritage’ and Department of Sanskrit Studies for academic cooperation: teaching and research, publications etc.

ANNEXURE 28—Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Visva-Bharati’s Granthana Vibhaga (Publication Division) and Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda University’s ‘School of Indian Heritage’ for academic cooperation: teaching and research, publications etc., particularly in the field of ‘Translation Studies’

ANNEXURE 29—‘Vivekananda Archives’ being set up at the University’s Central Library in Belur main campus: Concept Note

ANNEXURE 30—Swami Atmapriyananda, Vice Chancellor: Brief Profile showing involvement in activities of social commitment

ANNEXURE 31—Integrated Child Development Project (‘Gadadhar Abhyuday Prakalpa’) & Holistic Health Project (‘Vivekananda Swasthya Pariseva Prakalpa’) conducted by the University as part of 150th birth anniversary celebration of Swami Vivekananda with the sponsorship of the Government of India

ANNEXURE 32—Publications by the University—Detailed write-up

ANNEXURE 33—Publications by the University—Translations in Armenian Language: a Unique Venture

ANNEXURE 34—Publications by the University—Swami Samarpananda’s books: Detailed write-up

ANNEXURE 35—Swami Vivekananda’s District Yoga Wellness Scheme under the Ministry of AYUSH, Government of India—the University chosen as Nodal Centre to oversee and monitor the Centres in 12 States in India

ANNEXURE 36—UGC’s e-PG Pathashala Scheme to prepare e-content in various subjects—University’s role in producing e-materials in the area of physical education, sports and health education

ANNEXURE 37—Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) mooted by MHRD, Government of India to prepare e-content in various subjects-- University’s role in producing e-materials in the area of physical education, sports and health education

ANNEXUE 38—University’s Computer Science Department—Indigenous Computer Area Networking using Open Software based in Linux: a remarkable achievement

ANNEXURE 39—Indigenous Multimedia studio set up Belur Math main campus of the University

ANNEXURE 40—Two more examples of the University’s social commitment—contribution to tackling the problems of air pollution and sound pollution

ANNEXURE 41—Another example of the University’s social commitment—participation by the faculty and students in ISRO Project to empower Panchayat Raj institutions by space based information support

ANNEXURE 42—New and innovative course in an emerging area: M.Sc. in ‘Big Data Analytics’ under the new Department of Data Science under the School of Mathematical Sciences with support from TCS through an MoU

ANNEXURE 43—Positional Astronomy Centre under Physics Department at the Belur Main Campus: (i) Research and teaching with the help of the two telescopes purchased under WB-DST FIST grant, (ii) Outreach programmes for sky watching and teaching principles of Astronomy to school, college and University students using these two telescopes: a new venture for any University

ANNEXURE 44—Campuswise Annexures: Comprehensive Data from Belur main campus and various ‘Off-Campus’ Centres:
Note: This anexure 44 contains Data from Belur Campus, Data from Narendrapur Campus, Data from Ranchi Campus, Data from Coimbatore Campus