Guru Ghasidas Vishwavidyalaya, the only central university of Chhattisgarh is situated in Bilaspur city. Stretching over 650 acres, the university provides a clean and green environment to the students. The university has 11 streams which provide 99 programmes under 32 departments for bachelors and masters. The university functions under the guidance of MHRD and UGC which provides a system of learning and evaluation. Students from Chhattisgarh and all over country come here seeking education. Creative teams such as Udaan, Urchins, Abhinartan, Tarang and Chalchitra are present in the university which provide the students with the opportunity to showcase their talents in different forms, thus, providing the students with a chance of an all-round development.
Udaan is an annual magazine of Guru Ghasidas Vishwavidyalaya. It is made and managed by students of the university under patronship of Vice Chancellor and a Teacher Coordinator. The magazine presents information about the events of the university. The team consists of about 65 members chosen from different departments of the university. Udaan gives a golden opportunity to all the students of the university to show their talents in various forms, like write-ups, photographs, and artworks. Udaan consists of seven boards, that work together to make this magazine. Moreover, Udaan also helps to develop a culture of team work in the university. Its members not only develop their talents and skills after coming into the team but also develop themselves as a person.