Dibrugarh University selected for MERU under PM-USHA

Dibrugarh University has achieved a significant milestone by being chosen as one of the pioneering Multidisciplinary Education and Research Universities (MERUs) under the ambit of the National Education Policy (NEP) 2020. This selection, made possible through the Pradhan Mantri Uchchatar Shiksha Abhiyan(PM-USHA) scheme, marks a pivotal moment in the university’s journey towards academic excellence and innovation.

Under the MERU initiative, Dibrugarh University will receive a substantial grant of Rs 100 crores from the government. This funding aims to bolster the university’s infrastructure, research facilities, and academic programs, fostering an environment conducive to interdisciplinary learning and innovation.

The selection of Dibrugarh University for the MERU initiative underscores its potential to emerge as a hub for cutting-edge research and holistic education. By embracing multidisciplinary approaches, the university aims to address the complex challenges of the 21st century and equip students with the skills and knowledge required to thrive in an ever-evolving global landscape.

Expressing gratitude for this prestigious opportunity, the university’s administration has reiterated its commitment to leveraging the grant effectively to enhance the quality of education and research outcomes.

Taking to X (formerly Twitter), Assam Education Minister Dr. Ranoj Pegu said,
“Happy to share that the Project Approval Board (PAB) under the Pradhan Mantri Uchchatar Shiksha Abhiyan (PM-USHA) has selected Dibrugarh University for development as a Multi-Disciplinary Education & Research University (MERU) under NEP. The University will now get a grant of ₹ 100 crores.”