The proposal for the creation of this section had been initiated by the University in the year 1969, and the University Grants Commission, New Delhi, accepted the same with sanction of post of Planning and Development Officer in the year 1970 with the financial assistance up to year 1973-74. Accordingly the section came in existence.
This section looks after all the academic and infrastructural development schemes of the university. The section is liasioning with University Grants Commission, New Delhi, and both State and Central Governments. The development proposals of the affiliated colleges under various schemes of the University Grants Commission, New Delhi, and the State and Central Governments are also looked after by this section. This section closely works as coordinator between University, affiliated colleges and UGC, State, Central Governments