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India, New Delhi: Union Minister Prakash Javadekar on Friday announced signing of a Letter of Intent for the country's first railway university.
He said “UGC today granted Letter of Intent for first Railway University. Will fast track defence University also.” On twitter
UGC today granted Letter of Intent for first Railway University. Will fast track defence University also. @narendramodi Government commitment for expansion of #quality #education. @PiyushGoyal @PMOIndia @HRDMinistry— Prakash Javadekar (@PrakashJavdekar) May 11, 2018
The Union Human Resource Development Minister said he would "fast-track" the setting up of a defense university as well.
Earliar Finance Minister Arun Jaitley had said of setting up India's first railway university in Vadodara, Gujarat, in addition to "two new full-fledged schools of planning and architecture" while presenting the Union Budget earlier this year.