Prof. Chakradhar Tripathi, Hon'ble Vice-Chancellor, Central University of Odisha, called on Prof Sunil B Kulkarni DG, Central Hindi Institute, Agra, Govt. of India, on 31 July 2023 at New Delhi. He discussed the establishment of a Regional Centre in Hindi Language Education at the Central University of Odisha, Koraput, to spread Hindi Literacy across the state of Odisha. Discussed the matter in details and finally agreed to have the Regional Centre at CUO. This will be the first of its kind in Odisha.