ACTION PLAN FOR OPERATIONALIZATION OF DACE CENTRE
The Central University of Odisha has been established by the Parliament
under the Central Universities Act, 2009 (No. 3C of 2009). It is one of the 15 new
Central Universities established by the Government of India during the UGC XI
Plan period to address the concerns of "equity and access" and as per the policy of
the Government of India to increase the access to quality higher education by
people in less educationally developed districts which have a Graduate Enrollment
Ratio of less than the national average of 11%.