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Now, an institute for aspiring politicians

U.P. govt. plans Rs. 198-crore training institute in Ghaziabad
Good news for aspiring politicians. They will soon have an institute in Ghaziabad to learn the nuances of the profession, the Uttar Pradesh government said on Wednesday. The decision to establish a sprawling political training institute at a cost of Rs. 198 crore was taken on Wednesday at the State Cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath. “The Cabinet has approved establishment of a political training institute in Ghaziabad at a cost of Rs. 198 crore. It has also made a provision of Rs. 50 crore for the first phase of the institute to be set up on 60 bighas of land,” Urban Development Minister Suresh Kumar Khanna told reporters. “This will be a first-of-its-kind institute in the country,” he added.
A to Z training
The courses are being designed for the institute and will impart A to Z training to those planning entry into politics and also to the elected representatives, the Minister said. The institute will also offer lectures by prominent political personalities, including ambassadors, heads of states and other experts. The location of the institute has been selected in the National Capital Region so that those coming to Delhi can easily plan a visit there, the Minister said.The institute will be run by the Urban Development Department of Uttar Pradesh, Mr. Khanna said, adding that discussions are on with various national universities for its recognition so that its degrees have value and weight. The institute will become operational in the next two years, he said, adding that a committee has already been formed to decide its curriculum.
Source : https://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-national/now-an-institute-for-aspiring-politicians/article25185964.ece

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