UP government to establish special research centres in varsities
Uttar Pradesh government has decided to establish special research centres in universities. These centres will be set up to maintain the quality of higher education and to provide a productive environment for research work.
Dinesh Sharma, Deputy Chief Minister of UP, said, "Rs 5 crore has been sanctioned for establishing a centre of excellence in DAV College, Kanpur, in memory of its alumnus and former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee."
He stated that the government has set up Deen Dayal Upadhyay Research Centre in 15 state universities.
It has also been decided to establish Mahayogi Guru Gorakhnath Research Centre in Deen Dayal Upadhyay Gorakhpur University. This centre will focus on reshaping theology, teachings and experiments of Mahayogi Guru Gorakhnath.
Sharma said that an international buddhist centre and centre for excellence in Hinduism, Buddhism and Jainism will be developed in Siddharth University Kapilvastu, Siddharth Nagar.
The government has further decided to start 48 new postgraduate colleges. They will also give more leave facility to teachers and increase by 20% the house rent allowance of government postgraduate college teachers.