India’s First Railway University coming Up in Gujarat, Gujarat Making way to First Railway University in India
We all know that the Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s cabinet approved a project to set up India’s first railway university in Vadodara, Gujarat. As per the reports, this National Rail and Transport University (NRTU) has been pending for three years. NRTU is proposed by the ministry of Indian Railways to provide the awareness regarding the railways working and transportation.
India’s First National Rail and Transport University is the nonprofit organization was formed under the act of 2013, section 8 organized by the ministry of railways. The main motto to establish this National Rail and Transport University (NRTU) is skill human resources rail and transport sector, generate large-scale employment opportunities, foster innovative entrepreneurship as well as the faster movement of people & goods throughout India.
India’s First Railway University coming Up in Gujarat
Honorable Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited his hometown Gujarat for the inauguration ceremony of the terminal building of Vadodara airport in Vadodara. On this occasion, the honorable prime minister had announced that India’s first railway university will be establishing soon for carrying out innovation as well as modernization for the Indian Railways. This railway university will be situated in Vadodara, Gujarat state. National Rail and Transport University (NTRU) will create a vast number of employment opportunities and increase the productivity of railways.
At that time our railway’s ministry, Piyush Goyal also tweeted that “India’s 1st National Rail & Transportation University to transform Indian railway and transport sector for a New India”
The first batch of National Rail and Transport University will site in for the classes in next year June. Prime Minister Narendra Modi takes special personal care about this project to make this come true and consulted the ministry of railway Piyush gogul to establish National Railways University. The proposed National Rail Transport University will have the base at National Academy of Indian Railways, Vadodara, Gujarat. The National Rail and Transport University (NRTU) offers various transportation courses to the youth.
Gujarat Making Way to First Railway University in India
Indian School of Business, Hyderabad dean and Ashoka University Co-founder advised the government to set up university and shape of the university. Initially, this university will offer MBA (business and management) and M Tech degrees, after that it will focus on the diploma and B Tech in railway operations. Presently, National Academy of Indian Railways campus will be used to set up this railways university at Pratap Vilas Palace, a full-fledged university will be established after completion of land acquisition. As per the plan, this university set up in 80 acres’ land in Piparia village in Waghodiya taluka with 865 crores.
In this period railway staff college acts as apex level training and management development institute for Indian Railways officers. The National Rail and Transport University will be set in two phases with 865 crores which will be spent for 10 years. Vadodara is the headquarters for this national railways university and another six railways colleges located at Nashik, Pune, Jabalpur in Bihar, Secunderabad, and Lucknow. Check Latest News Exam News at Examswatch.com