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Nalanda varsity dream crosses milestone

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Chief minister Nitish Kumar's dream to set up Nalanda International University in a bid to revive the glory of ancient Nalanda University crossed a milestone on Friday when its newly-appointed vice-chancellor Gopa Sabharwal was handed over papers related to transfer of 446 acres of land to the university. Nalanda DM Sanjay Agrawal handed over the mutation papers of the land to Sabharwal.

At a meeting held at the chief minister's residence in connection with the establishment of the university, CM Nitish Kumar directed the officials concerned to accelerate the process of setting up the university, keeping an eye on the quality of works and completing it within the stipulated time frame.

Nitish reiterated his resolve to provide all possible assistance to the Centre and the university administration for completing the project.

HRD principal secretary Anjani Kumar Singh apprised the CM that 448 acres of land had been acquired for the university at Rajgir and handed over to its VC. He…

Nalanda International University Being Setup in Bihar !!

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Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today asked officials to extend cooperation to the Nalanda International University authorities to set up infrastructure for commencement of the academic activities there from 2012 academic session, official sources said.

He was presiding over a high level meeting with the heads of the human resoures, forest, science and technology, land revenue and industry departments, to review the progress about infrastructure at the proposed international university, the sources said.

The Nalanda University Vice-Chancellor Gopa Sabarbal, Nalanda district magistrate Sanjay Kumar Agrawal and the development commissioner K.C. Saha were also present at the meeting.

The Nalanda University Vice-Chancellor, while briefing Kumar, expressed satisfaction with the progress with the infrastructure at the proposed university and exuded confidence that the academic activities there will start from 2012 academic session.

Meanwhile, the Nalanada district magistrate handed over mutat…