World class Standard Universities soon coming in Bhopal
Good news for the students of Madhya Pradesh. Bhopal is one in the sites of World class Standard Universities. Already home to several reputed institutes, Bhopal capital of Madhya Pradesh is fast becoming an educational hub to reckon with. And adding to its worth and name as one, the city will soon house a world-class university – one of 14 to be set up across the country by the Union government.
The National Development Council has approved the setting up of fourteen Universities aiming at world class standards and dedicated to innovation. These universities are proposed to be located at Bhopal in Madhya Pradesh, Bhubaneswar in Orissa, Kochi in Kerala, Amritsar in Punjab, Greater Noida in Uttar Prdesh, Patna in Bihar, Guwahati in Assam, Kolkata in West Bengal, Gandhinagar in Gujarat, Coimbatore in Tamilnadu, Mysore in Karnataka, Pune in Maharashtra, Vishakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh and Jaipur in Rajasthan.
The proposed universities for innovation are to be established across two plan periods of XIth and XIIth Plan. A concept paper finalized by the government is available on website www.education.nic.in and includes the scope for public private partnership.
This information was given in a written reply to a question in the Lok Sabha by Shri Kapil Sibal Minister of Human Resource Development, on Wednesday.