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Gujarat’s Raksha Shakti University to become an Institute of National Importance

    Minister of State for Home Department Mr. Pradipsinh Jadeja said Raksha Shakti University (RSU) located at Lawad in Dahegam of Gandhinagar, Gujarat has now been upgraded as Rashtriya Raksha University. It has also been accorded the status of ‘Institute of National Importance’ as a result of the state government’s proactive efforts. He added thata Raksha Shakti University was established in 2009 by the then Chief Minister of Gujarat and present Prime Minister of India Mr. Narendra Modi in order to maintain the law and order situation in the state as well to increase the scope of educational opportunities in this field.

    Union Minister of State for Home Mr. G. Kishan Reddy introduced this historic bill in the Lok Sabha. With the passing of this bill in the Lok Sabha today, it is a day to cherish and a proud moment for all Gujarati’s.

    Mr. Jadeja further added that Union Minister of State for Home Mr. G. Kishan Reddy introduced the Rashtriya Raksha University Bill 2020 in the Lok Sabha and briefed the members of the Lok Sabha on the importance of having a dedicated educational and research institute for the police forces and paramilitary security forces of several states. Furthermore, it is for the first time in the history that an academic institution working towards excellence in the field of police and national security is being accorded a national status. This University will continue to make progress under the visionary leadership of Gujarat Chief Minister Mr. Vijay Rupani.

    With the passing of the Rashtriya Raksha University Bill by the Lok Sabha, India has moved towards strengthening the broader framework of ‘Training-Research-Extension-Education (Tree)’ for the country’s police and security forces.

    Mr. Jadeja congratulated Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi, Union Home Minister Mr. Amit Shah, and Union Minister of State for Home Mr. G. Kishan Reddy on the passing of Rashtriya Raksha University Bill 2020 in the Lok Sabha. With this, Raksha Shakti University will get the status of Central University as well as enhance educational opportunities in this field and also create more employment opportunities for the youth.

    Mr. Jadeja expressed confidence that this achievement is a step forward in strengthening the internal security structure of the entire country. He also wished the staff for a brighter future and assured the university on behalf of the Government of Gujarat to extend support for all future endeavors undertaken by the University.

    This is an excellent example of Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi’s foresight and dedication to nation-building. Over the last ten years, every Chief Minister who has served the state since then, including Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi, have been committed to providing a wide range of facilities to the university including state-of-the-art infrastructure to state-of-the-art academic equipment. As a result of these efforts, Raksha Shakti University is set to become a central university and an ‘Institute of National Importance’

    Source: Information Department, Gujarat