About University

Uttarakhand residential university came into existence on 6th September 2016 by the act no.20 of the state of Uttarakhand vide Gazette notification no.230/XXXVI(3)/2016/23(1)/2016 of the legal and parliamentary affairs department of the state with an aim to create a holistic learning centre focused on understanding and responding to societal concerns. The University is contemplated to become a think tank, innovative driver, catalyst and a partner providing sustainable and inclusive technologies and research support for socioeconomic development in the best interest of the state.

Two main complementary ways in which the university proposes to work, will be:

  • - Development of integrative, impactful degree and professional certificate programmes that shall focus on understanding and responding to contemporary environmental and health issues with special reference to the state of Uttarakhand.
  • - Promoting collaborations with academia, industries and research organizations in partnership with other societal groups, community based organizations, which may look externally to work in partnership with other societal groups, community based organizations, non-profit public agencies, policy makers and business groups.