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Rajasthan gets India’s 1st World-Class Institute for Minorities

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On 1st October, the foundation stone of country’s first World-Class Educational Institution will be laid. One of its kinds, this institution is dedicated to the minorities, backward and poor sections of the society.

Situated in Alwar, Rajasthan, the education institute will be ready to start functioning by 2020. According to the statement of Minority Affairs Minister, Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, “World-class research centers, labs, libraries, educational facilities for primary to higher studies and sports facilities will be established here.”

Adding further, he informed media that the institute would provide education in “technical, medical, Ayurveda, Unani and job-oriented skill development courses.”

As per the recent statistics, school dropout rate has been reduced among Muslim girl students. Earlier the rate of school dropout had crossed 70 percent but now the reduction has resulted in less than 40 percent. Continuing the efforts for ensuring further reduction, Naqvi stated, “We have proposed 40 percent reservation for girls in these institutions.”

Reportedly, the minister has also informed that for the institution, the 15-acre land is given by the government of Rajasthan. The land is situated in Kohrapipali village in Kishangarh Bas tehsil of Alwar.

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