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Cabinet approves VC's post for first rail university

IANS  |  New Delhi 

The on Thursday approved the creation of post of Vice for the newly-established National Rail and (NRTI).

"The chaired by Modi has approved creation of the post of Vice for India's first rail and transportation university, National Rail & (NRTI)," the government said in a statement.

"The Vice-shall be the of the institution and shall exercise general supervision and control over the affairs of the institution and shall be mainly responsible for implementation of the decisions of all the authorities of the Institution deemed to be university," it added.

The NRTI, which began operations in September 2018, has given admission to 103 students from 20 states of in its first batch for its two fully-residential undergraduate courses - B.Sc in Transportation Technology and DBA in Transportation Management, the government said.

The institute was established as a Deemed to be University under the de Novo category in 2018 to create a resource pool of best-in-class professionals for the railway and

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First Published: Thu, January 10 2019. 22:04 IST
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