Vice Chancellor's Desk

Govind Chakrapani (B1963) obtained his school and college education from Berhampur (Ganjam) and completed M.Sc. in Applied Geology from IITB, Mumbai, M.Phil, Research Intern (USA) and PhD from the School of Environmental Sciences, JNU, New Delhi. After post-doctoral research in USA and working as CSIR Pool Officer at JNU-IITB, he joined University of Roorkee/IIT Roorkee as...

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Prof. Govind Chakrapani
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About the University

The Berhampur University came into existence on 2nd January 1967 being inaugurated by Dr. A.N. Khosla, the then Governor of Orissa and the first Chancellor of the University. The University was later shifted to the present site known as Bhanja Bihar, named after the celebrated poet of Orissa Kabisamrat Upendra Bhanja. Spreading over an area of about two hundred fifty acres the university is twelve kilometres and 5 kilometers away from the Berhampur City and Sea-beach of Gopalpur respectively.