Jharkhand renames several institutes after Vajpayee
Ranchi, Aug 24 (PTI) The Jharkhand government today
decided to rename several institutes in the state after former
Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee who passed away on August
The Jharkhand Cabinet, which met today with Chief
Minister Raghubar Das chairing it, decided to rename the
‘Jharkhand Innovation Lab’ as Atal Innovation Lab.
Similarly, it also decided to name the
under-construction Convention Centre, Ranchi as Atal
Convention Centre, according to an official release.
Professional College Jamshedpur, functioning under
Higher Technical Education & Skill Department, has been
renamed as Atal Bihari Vajpayee Professional College,
Likewise, Chikisha Mahavidyalaya, Palamau has been
renamed as Atal Bihari Vajpayee Chikisha Mahavidyalaya,
It has been decided to recommend to the Centre to name
the four-lane bridge over the Ganga in Sahibganj as Sidho-Kanu
bridge, the release said.
Jharkhand was carved out of Bihar in November 2000
when Vajpayee was the Prime Minister.
The Cabinet also decided to recommend to the Centre to
name the under-construction airport at Deoghar as Atal Bihari
Vajpayee Airport. PTI PVR