Finance Minister Rains Hefty Grants To Leading Academic Institutions In India

Finance Minister, Mr. Pranab Mukherjee has granted special grants to following universities and institutions for academic year 2011-12:

    Rs 10 crore each for setting up Kolkata and Allahabad Centres of Mahatma Gandhi Antarrashtriya Hindi Vishwavidyalaya, Wardha;
    Rs 10 crore for Centre for Development Economics and Ratan Tata Library, Delhi School of Economics, Delhi;
    Rs 10 crore for Madras School of Economics;
    Rs 100 crore as one-time grant to the Kerala Veterinary and Animal Sciences University at Pookode, Kerala;
    Rs 20 crore for IIM, Kolkata, to set up its Financial Research and Trading Laboratory;
    Rs 20 crore for Rajiv Gandhi National Institute of Youth Development, Sriperumbudur, Tamil Nadu;
    Rs 200 crore as one time grant to IIT, Kharagpur;
    Rs 200 crore for Maulana Azad Education Foundation; and
    Rs 50 crore each for Aligarh Muslim University’s upcoming centres at Murshidabad in West Bengal and Malappuram in Kerala.