Rail PSU Rail India Technical and Economic Service (RITES) has been engaged by the Railway Ministry to prepare the blueprint of the Railway University to set up in Vadodara, Bureaucracy Today has learnt.
The initial project report of the varsity has already been prepared.
The university will act as a centre for conducting interdisciplinary research on Railway Engineering and Management.
The present campus for National Academy of Indian Railways (NAIR), Vadodara, will be initially used to start the railway university. After land acquisition, a full-fledged university will be started in Vdodara. The initial cost for setting up the university in two phases is estimated at Rs 865 crore, excluding the land cost.