UGC: 8 Institutes from Tamil Nadu recommended for Kaushal Kendras

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Coimbatore: The University Grants Commission has come out with a list of institutions in the country, which have been recommended to set up Deendayal Upadhyay Kaushal Kendras.

About 8 institutions from Tamil Nadu have been selected under the government and aided category. The eight institutions are: Bharathidasan University (Trichy), Sri Ramakrishna Mission Vidyalaya College of Arts and Science (Coimbatore), Gandhigram Rural Institute of Tamil Nadu (Gandhigram), Vivekanand College (Kanyakumari), Loyola College (Chennai), Dr N G P Arts and Science College (Coimbatore), Sri Ramakrishna College of Arts and Science for Women (Coimbatore) and S N S College of Technology (Coimbatore).

8 Institutes from TN recommended for Kendras

The apex body has recommended 48 institutions across the country under the government and aided category while 17 institutions have been selected under the self-financed category.

According to TOI, the UGC has invited applications from institutions across the country in January 2015 for which, a total of 708 proposals have been sent, seeking the grants from UGC.

The government and government-aided institutions have already granted with the financial assistance from the UGC to start the vocational centres whereas self-financing institutions have to shell out money from their trusts to start the Kaushal Kendras.


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