Five more universities to be set up in Bengal
The State government has decided to open five more universities. This was announced by the Education Minister recently.
Under the leadership of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, the Trinamool Congress government has improved the education infrastructure of Bengal in a major way. During the last six years, 17 universities and 47 colleges have been established. The number would now go up to 22.
Two of the universities would be located in Purba Medinipur and Jhargram districts. The business school, Indian Institute of Social Welfare and Business Management (IISWBM) would be elevated to a university. The other two universities would be Green University in Hooghly district and Biswa Bangla University in Shantiniketan.