New Delhi: Union minister Piyush Goyal along with Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani will dedicate to the nation on December 15 India's first railway university and third such in the world after Russia and China, a senior official of the national transporter said Friday.
India first railway varsity to be operational from December 15
The National Rail and Transportation Institute (NRTI) in Vadodara, Gujarat opened its doors to the first batch of 103 students from 20 states in two fully-residential undergraduate courses in September this year. Two under-graduate programmes -- B.Sc. in Transportation Technology and BBA programme in Transportation Management -- started, while the university aims to start master’s programme from 2019-20 academic session in areas such as Transportation and Systems Design, Transport Systems Engineering, Transport Policy and Economics, among others.