Bhubaneswar, Jul 17 (PTI) The Odisha authorities on Saturday determined to improve the College of Engineering and Technology (CET), Bhubaneswar to a non-affiliating college to facilitate analysis and better research there.

A proposal on this regard was authorised by the state cupboard.

The authorities gave its nod to the enactment of the Odisha University of Technology and Research Bill, 2021.

Once the invoice will get handed by the state meeting, the CET will likely be renamed as Odisha University of Technology and Research (OUTR), Bhubaneswar, Chief Secretary SC Mohapatra mentioned.

The CET authorities will be capable of supply graduate and post-graduate programs, PhD and analysis within the discipline of engineering, science and know-how after the upgradation course of is accomplished.

The institute will even present alternatives for bettering the employability of scholars by way of entrepreneurial coaching and specialised ability growth programmes, he mentioned.

The cupboard additionally authorised 15 different proposals of assorted departments.

A proposal to allot Narangarh Khondalite block to the state-owned Odisha Mining Corporation Ltd on lease for the event of Puri as a world heritage metropolis bought the go-ahead on the cupboard assembly chaired by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik.

The growth undertaking within the coastal metropolis has been taken up underneath the Augmentation of Basic Amenities and Development of Heritage and Architecture (ABADHA) scheme.

The cupboard additionally gave its nod for a proposal to waive royalty in respect of Khondalite minerals extracted from the reserved mines to make sure clean implementation of the initiatives underneath the ABADHA scheme, the chief secretary mentioned.

Several consuming water initiatives throughout districts have been additionally authorised within the assembly, he mentioned.

The state cupboard additionally gave inexperienced sign to a undertaking for widening of Duduka-Gopalpur-Toparia street in Sundargarh and a proposal to improve the Odisha State Wide Area Network (OSWAN) programme which can come up at a price of 332 crore, he added.

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