Odisha Governor SC Jamir and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik jointly inaugurated the new campus of Utkal University of Culture at Madanpur near Jatni on the outskirts of Bhubaneswar.
The new campus is built over 45 acres of land at a cost of Rs 60 crore. It features two hostels with accommodation capacity up to 100 boys and girls each. The old campus of the university, located at Unit-II of Bhubaneswar, will be used as the research centre. The university was established in 1999 to preserve, promote, propagate and protect the cultural richness of the state.