Bhubaneswar, Jan 13: Odisha Government will separate +2 & +3 courses from 2017-18 academic session. This was informed by the Higher Education minister Pradeep Panigrahi on Tuesday .
Higher Education Minister Pradeep Panigrahi while speaking at a workshop on 'Improvement of Quality in Higher Education' on Tuesday said that while the Plus III course would continue to remain under the Higher Education Department, the Plus II course would be brought under the School and Mass Education Department.
Gracing the occasion as the chief guest, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik laid emphasis on quality in higher education and said the State Government has taken significant initiatives like setting up model colleges and introduction of e-admission.
"We have upgraded the Khalikote Autonomous College as a Cluster University and the GM Autonomous College into a Unitary University. The Ramadevi Women's University has been established to give an impetus to quality education for women students of our State," Patnaik said.
A total of 100 newly-recruited Junior Lecturers were handed over appointment letters while 100 laptops were distributed to meritorious Plus II students on the occasion.