Assam will set up Skill University at Darrang district
- The Cabinet of Assam state has provided its approval for Assam Skill Development University Bill. According to the Bill, state-of-the-art skill, University will be established at Mangaldoi in Darrang district of Assam.
- The University will be 1st-ever Skill University in northeastern states of India and will be known as Centre of Excellence.
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- The total cost will be almost 9000 crore Rupees in order to install the University and Asian Development Bank is also going to provide financial assistance to build University.
- TheUniversity will be set up in over 100-bigha plot.
- The State Govt of Assam has signed an agreement with ITE Education Service, Singapore, for training resource persons of the university.