- Odisha became the first Indian state to get the ISO (International Organization for Standardization) 9001:2015 certification for its 44 tribal hostels, out of which 32 hostels in Keonjhar district, and 12 hostels in Sambalpur district.
- Its objective is to improve its overall infrastructure and standards under Mission Suvidya. And, will also provide all the tribal hostels of the state uniform standards of infrastructure, amenities, human resources.
- Mission Suvidya,
- This mission was launched in December 2019, with the aim to improve the quality of basic facilities in the SC/ ST hostels like safe building, functional toilets, safe drinking water, proper kitchen and dining, safety, security, health, hygiene, and food provisions for students.
Published On : 13 Jun 2020