To increase the quality of higher education
among the emerging students of the state, Partha Chatterjee, West Bengal’s
Higher Education Minister stated that the government has already planned a
policy to develop the higher education system which provides the students with
the best education.
On Thursday, St. Xavier’s University , Kolkata Bill 2016
was passed by the West Bengal Assembly in order to improve the quality
facilities and to bring in private
investment for the higher education system of the state. The Minister also
stated that, the system would emphasise on the guiding principles of expansion,
inclusion and quality. St. Xavier’s College Educational Trust has come up with
a proposal to start a self financing private university called St Xavier's
The trust would provide training, teaching,
instruction, training and research in various disciplines and specialised field
of science, performing arts, law, technology, management, medicine, social
sciences, education and humanities. The minister mentioned that the Higher
Education Department had proposed to incorporate the university after they made
a serious investigation regarding the proposal.
The minister exhibits his confidence and
hope that there will be an increase in the quality of the education in the
state by the university along with the support of such a kind of premier educational
trust. Catering to the growing number of the students, the state requires a
full-fledged university with quality facilities and a sound financial background.