General degree colleges in Birbhum may be affiliated to the new Biswa Bangla University in Bolpur. Now, the colleges are under Burdwan University.
HIDCO Chairman Debashis Sen, the new VC of Biswa Bangla University, Swapan Kumar Dutta, and other officials visited the campus on Monday. Dutta said , “As colleges are usually affiliated to a nearby university, those in Birbhum will come under this university. But it is yet to be finalized.” Sen said, “The project is going on professionally.”