Centre for Endangered Languages (‘CFEL’ in abbreviation) is an independent research Centre established by Visva-Bharati (vide REG/O-R/89(vi), dated 26.5.2014) through an office order based on the UGC Sanction (F. No. 15-6/2012/CU dated 3rd April 2014) of a major national initiative (worth over Rs. 37 Crores) in nine central universities with Visva-Bharati’s CFEL as the nodal Centre. Prof. Udaya Narayana Singh of Rabindra Bhavana, Visva-Bharati was appointed by the University as the Chairman of CFEL with the responsibility of implementing the UGC’s mandate, and to report to the Upacharya, vide another office order on 26.5.2014.

An initiation of University Grant Commission (UGC), New Delhi