Enjoy Would Be Engineering Students
Posted January 21, 2009on:
Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi has announced the setting up of 14 new engineering colleges in the state to empower the youth by providing technical education.
Official sources said here today that Modi made the announcement here last evening after laying the foundation stone of a new engineering college campus to be built at a project cost of Rs 60 crores in Godhra Bypass Way.He said that 14 districts of the state would get one each of engineering college as more skilled workers will be required in the near future after the recently concluded spectacular success of Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit, where the state bagged investment worth Rs 14 lakh crores. This would generate 25 lakh new employments.
He futher added that the state had 33 new Engineering Colleges and 40 new Polytechnics and decision has been taken to increase the engineering seats on Diploma/degree courses from the current 31,840 to 70,122 in the near future.Adding that the Summit ended with a note and indications of ”Bharatna Bhagya Vidhata” (Determinants of the Future of India), Modi expressed his earnest desire that the Centre should understand the spirit of the summit as development of Gujarat will lead to the country’s development.
Curtsy: Nilay Parikh (Yahoo Group – Gujarat_IT_Movement)