Press Esc to close
Tuesday 17 January 2017
News updated at 12:41 AM IST
Weather
Max: 27.6°C
Min : 15.5°C
In Bengaluru
Sunny day

Gurgaon to have India's first defence varsity

Gurgaon, May 18, 2013 (IANS)
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will lay the foundation stone of the first Indian National Defence University (INDU) here May 23, an official said Saturday.

The INDU will provide for holistic study of defence and strategic security challenges. It will be will be set up at village Binola, 26 km from Gurgaon city in Haryana on National Highway 8.

Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda will attend the foundation-laying ceremony.

Gurggaon Deputy Commissioner P.C. Meena said that the university would be established at an estimated cost of Rs.300 crore on in a 200-acre plot that has been acquired by the state government. He said that Binola has been chosen for its proximity to the national capital.

A large number of students from Indian and foreign security forces and civilian officials would undergo training programmes and courses at INDU every year. One-third of the students will be civilians.

The university will be fully autonomous and will promote policy-oriented research on all aspects of national security as part of the strategic national policy-making.

It will facilitate post-graduate (M.Sc./M.Tech.), master in Philosophy (M.Phil.) and doctorate (Ph.D.) courses in defence studies, defence management and defence science and technology.

 

Go to Top

Photo Gallery
London Olympics bronze medallist grappler Yogeshwar Dutt during his wedding procession at his ...

London Olympics bronze medallist grappler Yogeshwar Dutt during his wedding procession at his ...

German Chancellor Angela Merkel, right, and the Prime Minister of New Zealand Bill English, left ...

German Chancellor Angela Merkel, right, and the Prime Minister of New Zealand Bill English, left ...

In this photo taken Thursday, Dec. 22, 2016, Kenyan artist Evans Yegon displays one of his paintings

In this photo taken Thursday, Dec. 22, 2016, Kenyan artist Evans Yegon displays one of his paintings

BJP President Amit Shah welcomes former Congress leader Yashpal Arya after he was inducted into BJP

BJP President Amit Shah welcomes former Congress leader Yashpal Arya after he was inducted into BJP

People walk under their umbrellas on snow covered road after fresh heavy snowfall in Shimla on ...

People walk under their umbrellas on snow covered road after fresh heavy snowfall in Shimla on ...

A camel performs during the ongoing 24th International Camel Festival in Bikaner on Sunday...

A camel performs during the ongoing 24th International Camel Festival in Bikaner on Sunday...

Art lovers thronging Chitra Santhe organised by Karnataka Chitrakala Parishat on Kumara Krupa...

Art lovers thronging Chitra Santhe organised by Karnataka Chitrakala Parishat on Kumara Krupa...

Large number of art lovers visiting the 14th annual art fair 'Chitra Sante' organized...

Large number of art lovers visiting the 14th annual art fair 'Chitra Sante' organized...

A large number of tourists throng Mysuru Palace as weekend holidays and Mysuru Zoo remain closed...

A large number of tourists throng Mysuru Palace as weekend holidays and Mysuru Zoo remain closed...

People walk on a snow covered road following heavy snowfall at Kandi Area in Budhal, Rajouri...

People walk on a snow covered road following heavy snowfall at Kandi Area in Budhal, Rajouri...

Like us on Facebook

Copyright 2014, The Printers (Mysore) Private Ltd., 75, M.G Road, Post Box 5331, Bengaluru - 560001
Tel: +91 (80) 25880000 Fax No. +91 (80) 25880523