At present, IT parks in the state have a combined built-up area of 20 million sq feet.
The need for a modern abattoir cropped up as the demand for meat has doubled in the past few years.
The Minister said Odisha has emerged as an example in the health sector because of steps taken to minimise human casualty during the pandemic.
Vice-Chancellors have sought one year’s time to regulate the courses and implement Guv’s directives by next academic session.
The courses that will be discontinued will not have any fresh admission from the new academic year and will continue till passing out of the already admitted students.