JNS I Ranchi: Azim Premji Foundation soon to open a university in Jharkhand. CEO of Azim Premji Foundation, Anurag Behar, met Chief Minister Hemant Soren and expressed to establish a university in the state.
The Foundation is willing to spend around Rs 1200 to Rs 1400 crore on setting up the university. The campus of the university will be spread over an area of 150 acres. Here the students will be given employable and quality education, Behar told the Chief Minister.
“Azim Premji is planning for the development of the health sector along with education in Jharkhand,” he added.
Behar reaffirmed his commitment to Jharkhand’s future development at the meeting with Soren; he promised that the Foundation will do its part to improve educational opportunities for students in Jharkhand.
The Chief Minister assured the Foundation of all possible cooperation from the Government.
Behar assured the Chief Minister that the Foundation would cooperate in improving primary and secondary education. The foundation will extend all possible help in meeting the needs of the schools which are being developed as model schools by the government.