Government funds aim to boost quality of 20 universitiesPTI.
Addressing a function on the centenary celebrations of Patna University in Patna, he said measures like the grant of central status were “a thing of the past” and his government has taken “a step forward” towards making 10 private universities and 10 government ones world class.
“My government took an important step towards unshackling the Indian Institutes of Management, freeing them from the clutches of restrictions and regulations set by the government. We intend to do the same for our universities and ensure that our centres of higher learning figure among the best 500 in the world,” Modi said at the event.
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