Sidho Kanho Birsha University
Sidho Kanho Birsha University (SKBU) started its voyage on 6th July, 2010 – the day assent of the Governor was first published in the Kolkata Gazette. Slated to be situated in Purulia, the western-most district of Bengal, this University is the culmination of a long-cherished dream of the people of Purulia, who had for years nurtured an innate desire to have their own center of excellence, styled and moulded in tune with its geographical location and demographic set up. With a view to promote the advancement and dissemination of knowledge in various branches of learning. SKB University will foster and promote higher education with special emphasis on the study of indigenous languages as well as culture and rural development.