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Jauhar University Amendment Bill passed

Lucknow: Jauhar University Amendment Bill was passed in the UP assembly on the last day of monsoon session on 29 Sept. Though BJP’s floor leader Suresh Khanna had demanded a discussion on this (amendment) bill, on the request of UP’s minister for Parliamentary affairs and founder-chancellor of Jauhar University, Azam Khan to all assembly members to pass this (amendment) bill unanimously by voice vote, it was passed in the state assembly by voice vote. Azam Khan said in the assembly that we are building a medical college in this university which will be inaugurated by the chief minister. He further said that poor boy and girl students, after receiving education in this university, can build their and their family’s future and will also be able to serve the country and people. He furhter said that on the pattern of Law Masters a school has been set up in this university where poor boy and girl students will have to pay Rs. 20 only and will acquire standard education. As regard this university, it was set up in 2006 under UP government's Act No. 19, named after the freedom fighter Muhammad Ali Jauhar and known as Muhammad Ali Jauhar University and is being run by Muhammad Ali Jauhar Trust. It was given university status by the state government in 2012 and in the next year i.e. in 2013 it was given minority status by National Commission on Minorities Educational Institutions (NCMEI). This University in Rampur (UP) is spread over 350 acres and education of Life Sciences, Humanities, Law, Education, Commerce, Engineering & Technology, Pharmacy, Health Sciences, Mass Communication, Languages, Theology, agriculture etc is being provided in this University.     

This article appeared in The Milli Gazette print issue of 16-31 October 2016 on page no. 14

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