The Central Universities (Amendment) Bill, 2021
Part of: GS Prelims and GS- II – Education
In news Recently, the Lok Sabha has passed the Central Universities (Amendment) Bill, 2021 without any discussion.
About the Central Universities (Amendment) Bill, 2021
- The Bill intends to establish a new Central University in Ladakh to ensure an increase in accessibility and quality of higher education and research for the people of Ladakh.
- At present, there is no Central University in Ladakh
- The new University will be named as Sindhu Central University.
- The government has allocated 750 crore rupees for the development of this University in which 2500 students will be benefited.
News Source: TH