Central university in Motihari: Bihar CM

Last Updated: Monday, April 18, 2011 - 21:56

Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar
on Monday said the proposed central university would come up in
Motihari, the district headquarter town of East Champaran.

"It is now hundred per cent sure that the central
university will be set up in Motihari," Kumar told reporters
on the sidelines of `Janata Darbar Programme` in Patna.

"We have already written to the Centre about it... and
the university will come up there," he said.

Kumar said Union Human Resource Minister Kabil Sibal
would come here tomorrow to lay the foundation of the new
campus of IIT Patna which is currently run in the campus of
the Patna Polytechnique College.

Referring to the proposed study centre of the Aligarh
Muslim University in Kishanganj, he said the state government
had acquired land for the purpose.

The government had also acquired 100 acres land for
NIT, Patna.

PTI



First Published: Monday, April 18, 2011 - 21:56

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