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kanyashree West Bengal State Council of Higher Education
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A statutory body under Department of Higher Education

The UGC, in the year 1988, recommended the formation of Higher Education Council for State level planning and coordination of Higher Education. Following this recommendation, the West Bengal State Council of Higher Education (WBSCHE) was established on July 29, 1994 under the West Bengal Act XXXVII of 1994.
  • The Council started functioning in April, 1995 from its office at

    147A, Rashbehari Avenue, Kolkata- 700029

  • The Council went for a refurbishment and it was freshly reconstituted under West Bengal Act X in 2015 under the leadership of the Higher Education Minister, Dr. Partha Chattopadhyay, to take care of the new challenges and growth of Higher Education sector in the state.

The Council shifted to its own building " Asanna " Plot No: DG-10/1, Premises No.13-0327, Action Area- ID, Rajarhat, Newtown, Kolkata 700156 from February 1, 2021.

Office Bearers of the Council

Prof. Bratya Basu

Hon'ble Minister-in-Charge

Department of Higher Education, Govt. of West Bengal & Chairman, West Bengal State Council of Higher Education

Shri Manish Jain, IAS

Principal Secretary

Department of Higher Education, Govt. of West Bengal & Vice Chairman (Administration), West Bengal State Council of Higher Education

Prof. Koushiki Dasgupta

Vice Chairman (Academic)

West Bengal State Council of Higher Education

Shri Shibaji Ghosh, WBCS (Exe.)

Member Secretary

West Bengal State Council of Higher Education

Shri Debasish Datta

Joint Secretary

West Bengal State Council of Higher Education

Dr. Moumita Bhattacharya

Joint Secretary (Academic)

West Bengal State Council of Higher Education