Nalanda University to start functioning from 2013
Patna: The Nalanda university will begin
academic activities from the 2013-14 session from rented
premises with two subjects - Historical studies and
Environment and Ecological studies, Vice-Chancellor Gopa
Sabarwal said on Wednesday.
The Nalanda university, being set up in the scenic
precincts around Ranjir, will launch academic activities from
2013-14 session and start with two subjects, she told
reporters after 10-hour-long meeting of the governing board
attended among others by Nobel laureate Prof Amartya Sen.
The university will carry out academic activities from
rented premises for the time being till the construction of
its own campus the work on which was in progress, Sabarwal
The contour of the historical studies will have a
strong archaeological component in view of the excavations
significance of the Nalanda region and Bihar which has had a
great historical background since ancient times, Nalanda
university vice-chancellor said.
Speaking on the occasion, Sen expressed satisfaction
with the progress in the construction of Nalanda University
campus and said that the members of the governing board will
inspect the construction site tomorrow.
Referring to the governing board`s agenda, he said
that the members, barring Lord Meghnad Saha who was absent due
to personal reasons, discussed and approved financial rules,
statutes and rules and regulations of the new university.
Prof Sen said that the governing board has set up a
high-powered international advisory panel headed by its
member and former Singapore foreign minister George Yeo with a
purpose to bring the world to Bihar by making investment in
the new university.
Instead of Bihar seeking to draw attention of the
world about its historical significance vis-a-vis ancient
Nalanda university, it was the world and Asia which were
looking upto the state with interests and the panel will help
channelise the growing global interests into investment.
Meanwhile, another Nalanda university governing board
member N K Singh said that the next meeting of the governing
board will be held in Beijing sometime in the middle of
October this year at the invitation of the Chinese government.
More from India
More from World
More from Sports
More from Entertaiment
- IAF Mirage fighter plane lands on Yamuna Expressway!
- Kejriwal accuses Centre of trying to rule Delhi through LG
- 'Maggi' under regulatory scanner for excess amount of lead, MSG
- Watch: Michelle Obama's 'Gimme Five' fitness video
- When Subramanian Swamy shocked people at a wedding!
- Expect that Rahul will be Congress president in 2015: Jairam Ramesh
- Mumbaikars join hands to save Pakistani teen with rare illness
- DNA: Analysis of Hurriyat chief Syed Geelani's passport issue
- DNA: Analysis of traffic system of Vancouver, Canada
- Mumbai: Diamond export company denies job to Muslim youth
- Aapke Sitare: Astro prediction for May 21, 2015
- Mirage 2000 fighter jet landing was part of capability demonstration: IAF
- DNA: IAF Mirage 2000 fighter plane lands successfully on Yamuna expressway
- DNA: Osama documents show 'Indian brother in Madinah' financed al Qaeda
- Amethi: Rahul Gandhi faces protests from angry villagers
- RBSE (rajresults.nic.in) Class 12th science and commerce results 2015: Rajasthan Board Class 12th XII exam results 2015 expected to be announced on May 21
- RBSE (rajresults.nic.in) Class 12th science and commerce results 2015: Rajasthan Board Class 12th XII exam results 2015 to be announced today at 4 PM
- JAC 12th Inter Arts Result 2015: JAC 12th Inter Arts Result 2015 (jharkhandeducation.net) likely to be announced on Thursday May 21 at 1 PM
- CBSE Class 10 Results 2015 to be announced today?
- IAF jet lands on Yamuna expressway
- Check Jharkhand Board jac.nic.in: Class 12th Art Results 2015 declared
- Andhra Pradesh EAMCET results 2015: Andhra Pradesh EAMCET results to be announced on May 21 at www.apeamcet.org
- Log on to apeamcet.org AP EAMCET Results 2015: Andhra Pradesh EAMCET Marks and AP EAMCET Ranks 2015 declared
- Fawad Khan doesn’t want intimate scenes with Sonam Kapoor?
- We hire only non-Muslim candidates, diamond export firm tells Muslim youth
- IPL 2015: Rajasthan Royals vs Royal Challengers Bangalore - As it happened...
- DHSE (dhsekerala.gov.in) 12th Result 2015: Kerala DHSE Class 12th XII exam results 2015 to be announced on May 21
- Is MSG in 'Maggi' noodles harmful for you?
- SSLC (tnresults.nic.in) Tenth 10th Results 2015: Tamil Nadu Board Class 10th X Higher Secondary exam results 2015 to be declared on May 21
- 'IAS officer DK Ravi possibly committed suicide, suffered big loss in real estate business'