National Tourism University can have campus in Agra: Minister

By Ians

Agra, April 10: Union Minister for Culture and Tourism Mahesh Sharma said the National Tourism University in Noida could have a campus or a learning centre in Agra in Uttar Pradesh.

Mathura's member of the Lok Sabha Hema Malini earlier asked the minister to consider shifting the university somewhere between Mathura and Agra which have rich history, culture and a flourishing tourism industry.

He would soon take a decision over constructing a new campus or a learning centre in Agra, the tourism minister told reports on Wednesday night.

National Tourism Univ can have campus in Agra

The minister asked the Archaeological Survey of India to clean up debris and heaps of garbage piled up on the Taj Heritage Corridor within a month on 22 hectares of river bed between the Agra Fort and the Taj Mahal, both world heritage sites.

IANS

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