BY : Kampuzz Team

Date : 22-09-2015

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Nine Maharashtra Universities to Be Upgraded Under RUSA Programme


Under the (RUSA) Rashtriya Uchchatar Shiksha Abhiyan programme, the Mumbai University and the SNDT University are among the 9 varsities of Maharashtra will receive the block grants of Rs 20 crore each to renovate their infrastructure.

The list of others remaining universities that will get the grants are-

  • Savitribai Phule University, Pune
  • North Maharashtra University, Jalgaon
  • Shivaji University, Kolhapur
  • Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University
  • Swami Ramanand Tirth University, Nanded
  • Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University, Aurangabad
  • Solapur University, Solapur

To train academic staff, administrative and support staff, the board also has approved Rs 6 crore for setting up an academic staff college in the city.

There are more 5 colleges that would also receive the grants of Rs 2 crore –

  • Government College of Education, Aurangabad
  • Vasantarao Naik College of Arts and Social Sciences, Nagpur
  • Government Institute of Science, Nagpur
  • Government Science College, Gadchiroli
  • Rajaram College, Kolhapur

An officer said, “The state must report, at least, 75% of expenditure of the grants and submit utilization certificate for the grants,".

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