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RSS to launch private university in Rajasthan

Friday 25 February 2005

Jaipur, February 25: An RSS promoted teaching institute plans to launch its first university near Jaipur which will promote studies in yoga, ayurveda, medical sciences and culture.

Rajasthan government has given a letter of intent to Keshav Vidyapeeth, which runs college at Jamdoli near Jaipur, to start a self-financing private university, a spokesman of the institute said.

Spread over 2,300 acres near the pilgrimage centre Galta, the proposed university - Keshav Vidyapeeth Vishwavidyalaya - is likely to start functioning from next academic session, he said.

The university would have 16 postgraduate colleges in Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Dausa and other towns of the state for which formalities were being completed, the spokesman said adding two colleges in Jaipur would be exclusively for girls.

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