22 August 2019
Bhubanbeswar: The State Government on Thursday announced the cancellation of Students' Union Elections in Colleges and Universities across Odisha for the year 2019.
In a letter issued by Commissioner-cum-Secretary, Higher Education Department, Saswat Mishra to all Vice-Chancellors and Principals of Government and aided non-Government colleges, informed about the aforementioned order.
In larger interest of the students' community, it has been decided by the State Government that Student Union Election shall not be conducted in State Universities and Degree Colleges in 2019, the letter stated.
"An alternative procedure for nominating students' representatives to various bodies of Universities and Colleges, where it is required shall be prescribed subsequently," the letter stated.