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Fakir Mohan University - Department of Population Studies is situated at Balasore, Orissa in Balasore.

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M.A. in Population Studies
  • 2 Years
  • Master of Arts-M.A.
  • Languages / Arts / Literature
M.Phil. in Population Studies
  • 3 Years
  • Master of Phillosophy-M. Phil.
  • Languages / Arts / Literature

Fakir Mohan University - Department of Population Studies - FMUDPS Balasore - FMUDPS

Orissa has a sizable population of Scheduled Tribes, Scheduled Castes and Other Backward Communities. The socio-economic and demographic scenario of the state is in a transitional phase with high infant and child mortality, declining sex ratio, reducing tribal population, increasing aged population, low status of women, increasing geographical imbalances and frequent natural calamities.These interrelated problems need to be comprehensively studied and acted upon through research and extension activities. The Department stated functioning from the 2004-05 academic session on the objective of providing education and research facilities to the students of the region with an adverse socio-economic and demographic background. To begin with, a two-year (four-semester) Master Degree programme was introduced with a student intake of sixteen. In the meantime, one-year (two-semester) M. Phil. programme has been approved to begin from 2006-07 with an intake of four. Besides, the Ph. D. programme has also come into force since March, 2006. Along with teaching and research, the department has been taking up extension activities under the programme of University-Society Interface for creation of awareness among the people on various population and health problems in both rural and urban areas, especially among the underprivileged. The Fakir Mohan University, Vyasa Vihar, Balasore was established by the Government of Orissa, under Section 32 of the Orissa Universities Act, 1989 (Act 5 of 1989) and it was notified vide the Government's Notification No. 973 dated 3rd July, 1999.

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Fakir Mohan University - Department of Population Studies

The F.M.University has one Men's Hostel and one Women's Hostel for the students at University Nuapadi New Campus. Each hostel is under the supervision of a Superintendent, who is responsible for the administration and discipline of the hostel.The central library of Fakir Mohan University was established in the year 1999. The library was named as Dr. Harekrushna Mahatab Library on 11th July 2005 in the memory of Late Dr. Harekrushna Mahatab, a great freedom fighter and former premier as well as ex-chief minister of Orissa who hailed from this locality. The ground floor of the library building was constructed out of MPLAD fund of Prof. Manmathnath Das, an eminent historian of India. The first floor was constructed with financial support of Sri Mahameghabahan Aira Kharavel Swain from his MPLAD fund.


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