Introduction to Vijnana Bhavan

The Vijnana Bhavan is constituted with centralized facility with major projects like Institute of excellence (IOE), University with Potential for Excellence (UPE), Centre with Potential for Excellence in a Particular Area (CPEPA) and Department of Science and Technology (DST) – Promotion of University Research and Scientific Excellence (PURSE).

A grant of Rs. 100 crore by Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India elevated the University to the status of Institution of Excellence in the thrust area of Bio-diversity, Bio-prospecting and Sustainable Development. The Institution of Excellence is a prime productive research and Core Instrumentation facility created under the University. This houses facilities for NMR, NGS, LCMS, XRD, Imaging and Cell culture in Vijnana Bhavan specially constructed out of this grant

University Grants Commission (UGC Project) has sanctioned Rs.50 crores considering University of Mysore as University with Potential for Excellence (UPE) in the year 2012, for the period of five years and extended for one more year. The project planned in two different areas; Focused Area – I: Processing, Characterization & Applications of Advanced Functional Materials, Focused Area – II: Media and Social Development – A Case study of Karnataka. The following facilities were established under this scheme - High Performance Computing Environment (HPC), Adoption of Green Technology in the University Campus, Centre for Education of Visually Challenged –Drushtee, Multimedia Learning Resource Creation Centre (MLRCC), Earn While You Learn Scheme, Workshops, Conferences and Seminars, Centre for Proficiency Development, Upgradation of Printing and Publication Units, Books and Journals, Sports and Games, Strengthening of Department Laboratories and Hostels and E-governance.

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Vijnana Bhavan
University of Mysore
Mysuru, Karnataka, India

Last Updated on: June 28, 2020