The Deer Park of the Berhampur University come into being in the year 1989 over an area of 2.2 acres with an objective to provide recreational facility and to create awareness about conservation of wildlife, primarily among the students and visiting public. It is situated in the central part of the campus. The Veterinary Doctor, from nearby Dispensary at Korapalli, is being consulted for routine health check-up of the animals. An attendant is appointed by the university authority to look after daily routine activities of the Deer Park. The visitors are allowed to see the exhibits from outside the fenced area of the Mini Zoo. Since its inception, the University itself has been bearing all the expenses of the deer park from its own funds. At present the population of deer is 50 which includes 20 males, 22 females and 8 young ones.
This Deer Park has got the status of ‘Mini Zoo’ by the “Central Zoo Authority of India” in 2009. But the Mini Zoo status was valid up to 31.03.2010 and subsequently derecognized. The deer are given specified deer feed daily, procured from the Orissa Agro Industries Corporation, Bhubaneswar supplemented by the green fodder and fresh drinking water. Recently, The University authorities have requested the Department of Forest, Government of Odisha for taking over the management of Deer Park and it is under process.
EMPLOYMENT INFORMATION AND GUIDANCE BUREAU
The University Employment Information and Guidance Bureau has been functioning since 18th December, 1973. It has been accommodated in a separate building provided by the University in its campus.
The jurisdiction of this Bureau extends over seven Revenue districts of Ganjam, Gajapati, Koraput, Rayagada, Malkangiri, Nabarangapur and Kandhamal. Over the years, the Bureau is serving the registrants, job-seekers, students and alumni of the University and other organizations and employers. In this respect, the primary aim of the Bureau is to provide information about various jobs and t guide the students in getting employment in different Organizations/Government. The Bureau is a unit of National Employment Service of Government of India and its policies and procedures are being guided by the D.G.E & T., New Delhi from time to time. The Director of Employment, Odisha, Bhubaneswar is the controlling authority of this Bureau.
Aims and Objectives
Activities of the Bureau
In 2014, a total number of 2255 applicants including 1113 women, 284 Scheduled Castes, 114 Scheduled Tribes, 44 Physically Challenged persons and 27 candidates belonging to Minority Communities have registered their names under different categories like Arts, Science, Commerce, Law, Medicine, Engineering and Trained Graduates. The Live Register position has 6737 candidates including 2621 Women, 772 Scheduled Caste applicants, 296 Scheduled Tribe applicants, 104 Physically Challenged persons and 103 Minority Community applicants.
The Bureau has collected and maintained up-to-date career information, guidance leaflets, posters and relevant information related to research, scholarship and fellowships available to study in India and abroad. Different kinds of Career Magazines, Employment News, Daily Newspapers and Career Bulletins brought out by different UEI and GBs are regularly procured by this Bureau. This Bureau publishes a quarterly career bulletin.
The Employment Officer of this Bureau has guided the candidates who got their names registered in this Bureau to go for self-employment.