Cabinet approves India’s first National Rail and Transportation University at Vadodara 

The cabinet has approved the Ministry of Railways’ (MoR) transformative initiative to set up the first National Rail and Transport University in Vadodara to build capacity and skill its human resources. The government is currently working towards completing all approvals by April 2018 and launching the first academic programme in July 2018. Further, to manage the university, a not-for-profit company will be created by the MoR, which will be responsible for providing financial and infrastructural support, while also appointing the chancellor and pro-chancellor of the university.