Cabinet approves Amendment to Central Universities Act, 2009 for setting up Central Tribal University in Andhra
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Cabinet approves Amendment to Central Universities Act, 2009 for setting up Central Tribal University in Andhra

New Delhi, Nov 8: The Union Cabinet ,chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi , on Thursday approved setting up of a Central Tribal University in Andhra Pradesh, Minister for communications and IT Ravi Shankar Prasad said.

The "Central Tribal University of Andhra Pradesh" will be set up in Relli village of Vizianagaram District as provided under the Thirteenth Schedule to the Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Act, 2014 (No. 6 of 2014).

Cabinet has also approved the provision of funds of Rs.420 crore for the first phase expenditure towards establishment of the Central Tribal University. (UNI)