A brand new college will probably be arrange at Villupuram by bifurcating the state-run Vellore based mostly Thiruvalluvar varsity, Chief Minister Okay Palaniswami introduced within the Assembly on Wednesday.
The new college would begin performing from the present educational 12 months, he stated, including the transfer follows Villupuram folks’s very long time request along with the plea of Law Minister C Ve Shanmugam who hails from the area.
Late Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa gave significance to greater schooling and established a slew of faculties together with arts, polytechnic and engineering, he recalled.
Continuing in her footsteps, the federal government carried on with the initiative to arrange new establishments besidesupgrading the infrastructure of present services.
In view of such initiatives, the Gross Enrolment Ratio in Tamil Nadu stood at 49 per cent, whereas the nationwide common was 26.three per cent, he famous.
Replying to DMK deputy chief Duraimurugan on splitting the Thiruvallur varsity, Palaniswami stated Villupuram was backward and the transfer wasaimed at facilitating greater schooling of scholars from that area.
Administration could be extra environment friendly provided that universities had been restructured in step with the institution of increasingly affiliating schools, he stated.
In Tamil Nadu, there are at the least 20 state run universities together with separate ones for medication, regulation, sports activities, fisheries and music.