Pandit Sundarlal Sharma (Open) University (PSSOU) Chhattisgarh, Bilaspur was established by the Chhattisgarh legislature in the 55th year of the republic of India. The Governor of the state accorded his assent to it on on 20th January, 2005 and the act was published in the Chhatisgarh Gazette (extra ordinary) no. 20 Raipur, Monday the 24th January, 2005. Dr. T.D. Sharma joined this university as the first Vice-Chancellor on 2nd March, 2005 while Dr. Sharad Kumar Vajpai take office as Registrar on the 15th March, 2005.
The university was formally inaugurated by the former Vice Premier, Govt. of India and Leader of Opposition in Lok Sabha, Shri Lal Krishna Advani at a function presided over by the honorable Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh Dr. Raman Singh attended by Shri Ajay Chandrakar (Minister of Higher Education), Shri Amar Agrawal (Minister of Finance) along with large number of dignitaries and guest who graced the occasion with their presence. On this occassion Shri Advaniji said in his address 'Centre of gravity of the society is fast changing first of all man dominated the society on his physical strength, later on economic strength overshadowed it, and now the education strength dominates '. He further said that whenever centre of ability opens, society develops all around and that wherever general university fails, Open University comes forward to the development of all kinds of people.
Objectives of University
The academy of PSSOU aims at educating more and more people of rural socially economically backwards and to those who have craving for education but can't manage to go far in distant big cities.
- The University operates in the entire region of C.G.
- Study center's will be established by this university at maximum possible blocks of C.G. and in the places. The University has made its major objective to open study centers at such places.
- University will make admission rules, learning period & subject options more flexible and convenient in accordance with the philosophy of ODL system.
- University will provide study materials; studying/learning through which students will be able to take part in the examinations conducted by the university.
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Address (Main Campus)
Pandit Sundarlal Sharma Open University
INDIA - 495001
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