Ganta to discuss online varsity proposal with CM

HRD Minister Ganta Srinivasa Rao on Wednesday said he would discuss with Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu the feasibility of setting up an institution in a rural area with KG to PG courses and link it with a proposed online university.

Interacting with Vice-Chancellor of the Rajiv Gandhi University of Knowledge Technologies (RJUKT) Raj Reddy at his camp office in Vijayawada, the Minister said a proposal to start such an institution was being explored.

Comprehensive report

Mr. Raj Reddy submitted a comprehensive report to the Minister on the proposal. This institution could be linked to the online university, he said.The Minister said he would take the proposal forward by discussing it with the Chief Minister.

The Minister also responded favourably to Mr. Raj Reddy’s plea to induct a few permanent faculty in the university.

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