UGC nod for first railway university

New Delhi : Union Minister Prakash Javadekar on Friday announced signing of a Letter of Intent for the country’s first railway university.

The Union Human Resource Development Minister said he would “fast-track” the setting up of a defense university as well.

File Photo: Prakash Javadekar/IANS

“University Grants Commission (UGC) today granted Letter of Intent for first Railway University. Will fast-track defence University also,” Javadekar said in a tweet.

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley had spoken of setting up India’s first railway university in Vadodara, Gujarat, in addition to “two new full-fledged schools of planning and architecture” while presenting the Union Budget earlier this year.

Published on May 11, 2018 at 21:18 IST


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