Maharashtra Government shows green signal to set-up Homi Jehangir Bhabha University

22 Dec, 2018
Homi Jehangir Bhabha University

NOIDA- On Thursday, the Maharashtra government approved the establishment of a university in the name of prominent nuclear physicist Homi Jehangir Bhabha. The formation of varsity is approved with a motto to enable the students to choose a “choice-based credit system” and the subjects that interest them the most. In a state cabinet meeting, the formation of Dr Homi Jehangir Bhabha University was shown green signal by the attendees.

State education Minister Vinod Tawde, while addressing the press personnel, said that the varsity will have the academic tie-ups with the Sydenham College of Commerce and Economics, the Institute of Science, the Elphinstone College and Government college of Education (BEd College).

“Once this university is established, students will have the option of studying through a choice-based credit system. For instance, a student studying commerce in Sydenham College will have the option of studying arts as well in Elphinstone College,” Tawde said.

He further added that in association with prestigious national and international institutions, Dr. Bhabha University will focus on skills development of the students to undertake the modern industry challenges efficiently after completing their education from here.

Mr. Tawde also mentioned that the cabinet also approved the changes in the clauses for Maharashtra self-financed universities guidelines in further discussion.

Bongirwar Commission’s recommendations about self-financed universities have been approved by the government and now these universities can launch courses of varied subjects- he also clarified the same.

In the end, the minister also said that the cabinet has now approved the recruitment requirements for 32 permanent posts of deans for 11 public universities in Maharashtra.

Writer by passion, journalist by profession, Ankit has a sensitive nose for news, especially about educational affairs.

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