Sunday, November 13, 2005
The above article, in its story, includes a short history of establishment of central universities in recent years.
(See also page 171-180 of http://www.education.nic.in/Annualreport2004-05/Uhe.pdf )
Orissa has been making efforts for having a central university for a long time, but to no avail. Besides the IISER/NIS/equivalent convincing the center to have a central university in Orissa is very important. In this regard the HRD minister seemed to have given a positive response towards a recent proposal for a central university in KBK. See http://kbkcentral.blogspot.com for more news and thoughts on this.