Situated in one of the most backward regions of India with a substantial tribal
population, Sido Kanhu Murmu University is committed to provide easy access to quality
education to the poor students of Santhal Pargana region.
The University is a tribute to the two legendary Santhal freedom fighters, Sido
Murmu and Kanhu Murmu, who led the Santhal rebellion popularly known as Santhal
Hul against the exploitation of the British colonial rule in 1855.
Smt. Draupadi Murmu is the Hon'ble Governer cum Chancellor of the universities of
She became the 9th Governer of the state on May 2015. She is the first woman
of Jharkhand and first tribal woman governer of India.