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Gopa Sabharwal lauds FM's announcement on Nalanda university !!

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The vice-chancellor of Nalanda University, Gopa Sabharwal, has welcomed the announcement of Union finance minister P Chidambaram that "the reconstruction of the Nalanda University has gathered momentum and the government is committed to the creation of Nalanda university as a centre of educational excellence." She said the Union finance minister had not announced an outlay for the university in the general budget but his assurance in Parliament has cleared the doubts of critics who had expressed doubts in this regard.

She said that keeping with the spirit of this commitment, it will be "our endeavor to translate this project into reality as soon as possible and develop Nalanda University as a centre of knowledge having a global reach."

 During the recent mentors group meeting at Rajgir, chancellor of the university and Nobel laureate Amartya Sen had stated that the Central government was taking steps to ensure speedy construction of the university, and external affai…

Education scenario changes for better India !!

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With a number of reputed educational institutions opening their branches in the city in the last few years, the higher education scenario in the state has got a much needed facelift.

IIT, BIT, NIT, NIFT, NLU and AIIMS, you name it and Bihar has it. The state also boasts of state-level institutions like Chandragupta Institute of Management Patna (CIMP), Aryabhatta Knowledge University (AKU), Central University of Bihar (CUB), Patna, St Xavier's College, Patna, Patna Women's College (PWC), Amity Patna, to name a few that have changed the higher education landscape in Bihar.

 The opening of these institutions has not only checked the migration of students to some extent, but also attracted many students from other states for higher education. "When I was in class XII, I thought of going to Delhi University (DU) for pursuing my Bachelor course. But my parents wanted me to do my graduation here," said Ritika, a IInd year student of PWC, adding, "Though, initially, I w…