New Delhi: The foundation stone of an educational institute for poor, backward and minorities will be laid at Alwar in Rajasthan on October 01, 2018, Union Minister for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said on Tuesday.
While chairing the 57th meeting of General Body and 101st meeting of Governing Body of Maulana Azad Educational Foundation, Naqvi said that the educational institution, being set up in Alwar, will start functioning in 2020.
Giving details of the institute, Naqvi said that the Rajasthan Government has given 15 acres of land in Kohrapipali village in Kishangarh Bas tehsil of Alwar district for this purpose.
"World class research centres, labs, libraries, educational facilities for primary to higher studies and sports facilities will be established here", he said.
He said that these world class institutions will provide education in technical, medical, Ayurved, Unani and job-oriented skill development courses etc.
"We have proposed 40 per cent reservation for girls in these institutions", Naqvi said.
A 3-member committee of Minority Affairs Ministry’s officials and members of the Maulana Azad Education Foundation has been constituted to chalk out the entire process of the institute at Alwar. A detailed project report (DPR) will be prepared regarding construction and other process for the institute.
The Minority Affairs Ministry had worked out on a plan a year ago to establish this educational institute for poor, backward and minorities and a 11-member committee, headed by former Secretary, Govt. of India, Afzal Amanullah, had been constituted in this regard.
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