Uttarakhand Open University


Uttarakhand Open University
उत्तराखण्ड मुक्त विश्वविद्यालय
Uttarakhand Open University Logo.png
Other name
TypeState university
Established31 October 2005
ChancellorBaby Rani Maurya[1]
Vice-ChancellorProf. Om Prakash Singh Negi[2][3]
AffiliationsDEB,[4] UGC[5] AIU[6]

Uttarakhand Open University (Hindi: उत्तराखण्ड मुक्त विश्वविद्यालय) is a State Open University located in the city of Haldwani in the Indian state of Uttarakhand.

The university was established by an Act of Uttarakhand Legislative Assembly on 31 October 2005.[7] UOU is recognized by Distance Education Bureau,[4] University Grants Commission[5] and listed in Association of Indian Universities[6]

University offers undergraduate and postgraduate programs. It also offers Phd Degrees but on a full-time basis as directed by UGC.


The University has signed Memorandum of Understanding, or MoUs with Abhinav Knowledge Services, Tata Motors, Hiltron Calc, University18, IETS, IKC India and various others.[citation needed]

Hello Haldwani community radio

Hello Haldwani is the Hindi language community radio station of the Uttarakhand Open University,[8] accompanied by its website, which serves as an information portal and provides online access to radio broadcasts.[9] The radio service is broadcast from Uttarakhand open university[10] in haldwani.[11] The target audience are communities of Uttarakhand.[12] The station began transmission on 2 November 2012. It airs its programs in FM 91.2 MHz.[13]


  1. ^ Nagar, Abhishek (27 January 2013). "UOU People". UOU. uou.ac.in. Retrieved 27 January 2013.
  2. ^ Nagar, Abhishek (15 July 2016). "UOU People". UOU. uou.ac.in. Retrieved 15 July 2016.
  3. ^ Nagar, Abhishek (14 February 2013). "UOU in Press". UOU. uou.ac.in. Retrieved 14 February 2013.
  4. ^ a b https://www.ugc.ac.in/deb/sou.html
  5. ^ a b http://uou.ac.in/system/files/ugc_recogni.pdf
  6. ^ a b http://www.aiuweb.org/Members/MembersU.asp
  7. ^ Act 23 of 2005 of the Uttarakhand Legislative Assembly
  8. ^ Community Radio Stations Hello Haldwani
  9. ^ Hello Haldwani community radio Community Radio.
  11. ^ Sky is the limit for community radio: ArunJaitley, CR News, Volume 7, Issue-1, April-June 2016 .
  12. ^ Pande, Jeetendra (2018). "Pande, Jeetendra, 2017, International Journal of Information Technology, pp 1-8". International Journal of Information Technology. doi:10.1007/s41870-018-0208-y. S2CID 67725619.
  13. ^ Ek duniya anEk awaaz- One world many voices