Decks clear for AMU Centre in Kishanganj
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Last Updated: Friday, December 30, 2011, 15:18
Kishanganj: Decks were been cleared for opening of the Centre of Aligarh Muslim University in Bihar's Kishanganj district with the state government and AMU Vice Chancellor P K Abdul Ajij signing an agreement for construction of the Centre on a single plot of 224.02 acre land at Chakla village in the district.

Ajij and Kishanganj District Magistrate Sandip Kumar Pudkalkutty inked the agreement here this morning paving the way for starting construction of the AMU centre, official sources said.

The agreement was signed in presence of the state Energy Minister Vijendra Prasad Yadav, HRD Principal Secretary Anjani Kumar Singh, Purnia Division Commissioner Brajesh Malhotra, besides Congress MP Maulana Asrarul Haque Kashmi.

The Vice Chancellor thanked Chief Minister Nitish Kumar for making available the land to AMU authorities for opening the Centre.

Speaking on the occasion, Yadav said the state government would provide all-possible help to the AMU administration for setting up the Centre.

Ajij said the AMU Centre would be made functional if the state government makes available a rented building for the purpose till the construction is complete.

Bihar Government offered 224.02 acres of land in Chakla village on December 3, 2011. The AMU VC accepted the offer and wrote a letter to Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar expressing the desire.


First Published: Friday, December 30, 2011, 15:18

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