The Gujarat government on August 21 announced allotment of 31 hectares of land at concessional rate in Vadodara district for setting up India’s first Railway University.
The decision to allot the land at 50 per cent of the market rate in Waghodia taluka for permanent campus of the varsity was taken during the Cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Vijay Rupani here, said Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel.
The National Rail and Transportation Institute (NRTI), popularly known as the Railway university, is one of the pet projects of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
The university currently operates from its temporary location in the premises of Pratap Vilas Palace in Vadodara city, around 130km from here. Read More
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