Four new engineering colleges in 24 hours in Bihar:Nitish

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Motihari, Nov 20 (UNI) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today said four new engineering colleges had been inaugurated during the last 24 hours while ''go-ahead'' given for two more.

After inaugurating a new engineering college here, Mr Kumar said the state government was striving hard to ensure that no student has to migrate to other states in their quest of quality technical education.

''Four new engineering colleges in Gaya, Nalanda, Motihari and Darbhanga had been inaugurated during the last 24 hours, while a 'go-ahead' signal had already been given for two other engineering colleges,'' Mr Kumar added.

The Chief Minister said five hundred acres of land had been allotted to IIT while its academic session was in progress at a temporary accommodation in Patna.

''Branches of National Institute of Technology and Birla Institute of Technology are also operational in Patna,'' he added.

Mr Kumar said the state government was committed to bringing Bihar back on the fast track of development and prosperity with the help of all sections of the society. ''All should feel the urge to extend their help to the state government in achieving the cherished goal,'' he added.

Mr Kumar expressed concern over the Centre's 'inaction' in prevailing over Maharashtra to ensure the safety and security of Biharis living there.


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