Bill Introduced for Central Tribal University in Telangana

  • 06 Dec 2023

On 4TH Dec, Education Minister presented a bill in the Lok Sabha, proposing the establishment of "Sammakka Sarakka Central Tribal University" in Telangana, aiming to address regional aspirations and educational needs.

Key Points

  • Regional Aspirations and Long-Term Impact: The bill's statement and objects emphasize that the proposed university will not only meet immediate educational needs but also cater to regional aspirations, serving the people of Telangana for years to come.
  • Objectives of the Proposed University: The envisaged institution aims to enhance access and quality of higher education in Telangana.
  • It will also play a pivotal role in fostering higher education and research, particularly focusing on tribal art, culture, customs, and technological advancements.
  • Focus on Tribal Education: The bill underscores the central tribal university's role in bringing attention to tribal education.
  • It will operate similarly to other central universities, conducting various educational and research activities.
  • Obligation under the Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Act, 2014: The establishment of a central tribal university in Telangana is a mandatory provision outlined in the Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Act, 2014.
  • Central Universities Act, 2009 Framework: The proposed institution aligns with the Central Universities Act, 2009, which serves the purpose of establishing and incorporating universities for teaching and research across different states.