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Amravati to have a Central University

Updated on Wed, 02 May 2012 at 20:33 IST

A Central University will be established in Amravati, Maharashtra confirmed Union Minister for Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal.

There are 40 existing central varsities in the country. While as many as 14 new central varsities were announced in 2008, most of them are still finding their feet. Land and location have also not been handed over for some of these even four years after vice-chancellors were appointed.

 
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