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Gangadhar Meher University

Sambalpur, Odisha

Odisha Center for Geriatrics and Gerontology (OCGG)

Odisha Center for Geriatrics and Gerontology (OCGG)

About the Centre

The Odisha Center for Geriatrics and Gerontology (OCGG) at Gangadhar Meher University (GMU), Sambalpur is the first-evercenterin the field of gerontology and geriatrics in Odisha. Set up in 2020 with financial assistance from the World Bank-funded Odisha Higher Education Programme for Excellenceand Equity (OHEPEE) focus on inter-disciplinary research onthe social, psychological, and biological aspects of the elderly persons of Odisha.

A team of researchers from eleven schools of GMU isinvolved with this center. The schools are School of Sociology, School of Anthropology, School of Biotechnology, School of Psychology, School of Philosophy, School of Botany, School of History, School of Economics, School of Zoology, School of Geography, and School of Statistics.

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