The University of Gour Banga (UGB) has been established by the West Bengal Act XXVI of 2007 at Malda, West Bengal. It is one of the two new State Universities established by the Government of West Bengal to address to the concerns of equity and access to quality higher education by people in less educationally developed districts which have a less Graduate Enrolment Ratio.
The UGB, with its territorial jurisdiction of the three districts (Malda, Dakshin Dinajpur and Uttar Dinajpur) of the northern part of West Bengal, has been initiated its activities from the academic year beginning 2008 in keeping with the philosophy of achieving and maintaining the highest levels of academic excellence, sensitivity to equity and access in enrolment and recruitment and emerging as a premier national educational and research institution in the country.
The University has nearly 33 acres campus, situated adjacent to the headquarter English Bazaar in the district of Malda, West Bengal State...
I consider it to be a great honour for me to serve as the Vice Chancellor of this growing University at Malda which started its journey in the year of 2008. Malda, formerly known as Gour, had been the capital of ancient Bengal...Read more..