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TU resumes Bachelor classes in agriculture in Chitwan

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CHITWAN — The Tribhuvan University (TU) is resuming classes in agriculture science after seven years in Chitwan. The classes under the Institute of Agriculture and Animal Science have remained closed here for the past seven years following the government decision to provide land occupied by the Rampur Campus to the Agriculture and Forestry University.

The TU has announced for applications for Bachelor of Science in Agriculture at Khairhani of eastern Chitwan for this year.

According to TU vice chancellor Prof Dr Tirtha Khaniya, the decision to resume the Bachelor degree’s classes in agriculture science

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follows the demand of Chitwan people for so. Classes will be held at a building adjoining to the Kharihani Secondary School temporarily and the campus will be shifted to Chainpur of Khairhani Municipality-4.

Earlier, the government decided to provide 354 bigha of land at Chainpur for the TU to re-establish the agriculture college and allocate required budget towards that end.

As stated by Dean of Institute of Agriculture and Animal Science (IAAS), TU, Keshab Adhikari they have got two bigha of land from the Khairhani Municipality to operate practical classes.

Other lab-related practical classes will be held at the Bharatpur-based Nepal Polytechnic Institute. There are 50 seats for the programme this year.

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NA chair stresses on quality and vocational education

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KATHMANDU- Chairman of National Assembly (NA) Ganesh Prasad Timilsina has said that the vocational and quality education were the first priority of the state.

Inaugurating the golden jubilee programme of Pashupati Secondary School of Modi Rural Municipality today, NA chair Timilsina said that technical and quality based education were the foundation of the prosperity of the nation.

On another note, he shared that 339 existing laws will be amended until March 5 and 124 new laws will be enacted.

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Similarly, Gandaki Province Industry, Tourism, Forest and Environment Minister Bikas Lamsal said that the provincial government was urging federal government to declare Pokhara as tourism capital.

Speaking in the same programme, Pakistani ambassador to Nepal Mazhar Javed said that age old ties between Nepal and Pakistan will be further strengthened and partnership would be fostered in the education sector as well.

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