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Central Universities (Amendment) Bill, 2023


Why is it in the news?

  • The Lok Sabha recently passed the Central Universities (Amendment) Bill, 2023, falling under the Ministry of Education, which proposes amendments to the Central Universities Act, 2009.

About the Bill

  • Aims to provide avenues for higher education and research facilities with specific focus on the tribal population of India.
  • The Bill includes provisions for establishing the ‘Sammakka Sarakka Central Tribal University’ and the territorial jurisdiction of the university will be the state of Telangana.

 

Sammakka Sarakka Central Tribal University

路聽聽聽聽聽聽 Named after the prominent tribal figures Sammakka and Sarakka.

路聽聽聽聽聽聽 Reflects the recognition of tribal contributions and the focus on their educational upliftment.

路聽聽聽聽聽聽 The primary objective of the university is to enhance higher education opportunities and research capabilities, emphasizing the importance of education for overall development.

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