Decks clear for AMU Centre in Kishanganj

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.

PTI



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

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