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Aspiring politicians and newbies to have novel training inst at Ghaziabad

Press Trust of India  |  Lucknow 

Good for aspiring politicians. They will soon have an institute in to learn the nuances of the profession, the government said Wednesday.

The decision to establish a sprawling political training institute at a cost of Rs 198 crore was taken Wednesday at the state Cabinet meeting chaired by Chief

"The Cabinet has approved establishment of a political training institute at at a cost of Rs 198 crore. It also made a provision of Rs 50 crore for the first phase of the institute to be set up on 60 bighas of land, Urban Development told reporters.

This will be a first of its kind institute in the country," he added.

The courses are being designed for the institute and it will impart A to Z training to those planning entry in politics and also to the elected representatives, the said,

The minister said the courses would cover practical training, laws, behaviour and other aspects of politics".

The institute will also offer lectures by prominent political personalities, including ambassadors, heads of states and other experts, the minister said.

The location of the institute has been selected in the national capital region so that those coming to can easily plan a visit there, Khanna said.

The institute will be run by Urban Development Department of Uttar Pradesh, the minister said, adding discussions are on with various national universities for its recognition, so that its degrees have value and weight.

The institute will become operational in next two years, he said, adding a committee has already been formed to decide its curriculum.

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First Published: Wed, October 10 2018. 17:20 IST