Manipur University was established on 5th June, 1980 under the Manipur University.as a teaching cum-affiliating university at Imphal with territorial jurisdiction over the state of Manipur.The university is in Canchipur, Imphal, the capital city of Manipur, India. The campus is spread over an area of 287 acres (1.16 km2) in historic Canchipur, the old palace of the kingdom of Manipur. Located in the historic Canchipur, the University has a campus of 287.53
acres with scenic surroundings.
The campus is endowed with historical
and cultural places like the Rasmandal, the
place where the famous Ras Lila was performed
during the reign of Rajashri Bhagyachandra, and
the Langthabal Konung (Palace), where King
Maharaja Gambhir Singh, who liberated Manipur
from the Burmese, took his last breath. Canchipur
is also the birthplace of Dr Lamabam Kamal
Singh, a renowned poet of Manipur.
The Educational Multimedia Research Centre, formerly Audio Visual Research Centre, Manipur University, was established in 1989 with full assistance from UGC. The educational programmes produced byRead more