Bill prepared for establishment of Madan Bhandari Institute of Science and Technology



Kathmandu, Jan 28 (RSS): The government has prepared a bill in regard with the establishment of the Madan Bhandari Institute of Science and Technology. 

The government in the budget speech for the current fiscal announced to establish the Institute in commemoration of the late Bhandari known as people’s leader as an initiation to build modern Nepal with the help of scientific research and developments of technologies. 

“Madan Bhandari Institute of Science and Technology will be established with the objective of making it an international educational center for excellence in Science and Technology,” the budget states. The institute will have the status of a university. 

According to Secretary at the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, Khagaraj Adhikari, the draft bill will be presented to the Council of Ministers after consultations with the Ministry of Law and the Ministry of Finance. 

Presently, there are 14 universities and institutes of central and regional level in the country. The Ministry has already formulated a draft of law to establish the Bidushi Yogamaya Ayurvedic University. The then CPN (UML) general secretary and organisation department chief Jeev Raj Ashrit were killed in a car accident on May 16,1993 at Dasdhunga of Chitwan.