President to lay foundation for economics school campus

President Pranab Mukherjee has agreed to lay the foundation stone for constructing the new campus of Dr B R Ambedkar School of Economics at Bengaluru.

Karnataka Higher Education Minister Basavaraj Rayareddi, who met the President here on Wednesday to extend an invitation, told reporters that Mukherjee has agreed to attend the programme scheduled to be held on April 14.

The institution, which is modelled on the London School of Economics, will come up at Jnana Bharathi campus of Bangalore University. It will be developed at a cost of Rs 150 crore. Till the new building comes up, the institution will function from a building of Bangalore University, Rayareddy said.

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