Bhubaneswar: The State government has issued a request for clarification to BJB College, Bhubaneswar’s authorities concerning their inaction in extending autonomous status and two other matters.
In a letter addressed to the College Principal, the Higher Education Department also seeks an explanation for the delay in NAAC reaccreditation.
The department has noted that the College has not taken concrete steps to extend its autonomous status, which lapsed on December 31, 2022.
The letter also highlights that despite repeated communication from the council, the NAAC reaccreditation of the college is still pending.
Furthermore, the College has not yet submitted a fresh proposal for the reconstitution of the Governing Body.
The College authorities have been directed to provide an explanation for their negligence in addressing these issues, and further actions will be taken by the department.