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State's First University for Divyangjan will Open in Jamdoli

  • 21 Mar 2023
  • 2 min read

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On March 20, 2023, Rajasthan Social Justice and Empowerment Minister Tikaram Jully said that the state assembly has passed the bill to establish Baba Amte Divyang University at Jamdoli in Jaipur for higher education and research for the disabled by voice vote.

Key Points

  • The Social Justice and Empowerment Minister said that land has been identified for this university to be built at a cost of Rs 72 crore.
  • He said that Baba Amte Divyang University will be the first university in the state and the third university in the country for the disabled.
  • With the establishment of this university, better opportunities for higher studies and research will be provided to the disabled people. The purpose of establishing the university is to make them competent and self-reliant by rehabilitating the disabled people along with teaching, training and research.
  • This university will be completely modern, in which wi-fi, smart classroom, modern computer lab, projector etc. will be available. The building of the university will be made completely barrier-free for the convenience of the disabled.
  • Minister Tikaram Julie said that B.Ed. Regular courses will also be conducted along with courses on Intellectual Disability, Diploma in Sign Language etc. The course will start from the year 2023-24 and priority will be given to differently abled students for admission in the university.
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