Khurshid to visit Nalanda varsity site

Last Updated: Thu, Feb 07, 2013 14:10 hrs

Patna, Feb 7 (IANS) Indian External Affairs Minister Salman Kuurshid will visit the site of the upcoming Nalanda University in Bihar Feb 11 to review the progress of work, officials said Thursday.

Khurshid will discuss the project with officials near Rajgir in Nalanda, about 100 km from here.

The university is set to begin academic activities from 2013-14. The process for selection of faculty for two courses has started.

The university will be fully residential, like the ancient Nalanda university. It will offer courses in science, philosophy and spiritualism along with social sciences.

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