Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) has been identified as the best central university in the country for the ‘Visitor’s Award’ this year.

President Pranab Mukherjee will handover the award to vice-chancellor M Jagadesh Kumar on March 6.

This is the third edition of the awards which were instituted in 2015 to promote healthy competition amongst universities.

Dr Deepak Pant of Himachal University has won the Visitor’s Award for innovation and Professor Shyam Sundar of BHU and Professor Niranjan Karak of Tezpur University have jointly won the award for research.

Source: The Indian Express