Addressing a conference of state universities' Vice-Chancellors in Lucknow, Akhilesh said that the number of youth in the country is high and stressed on the need for their inclusive development, especially through educational institutions.
    
The Chief Minister issued directives for setting up a design university and agreed to providing grants to Bhathande Music University and establishing another campus.
    
Akhilesh also agreed to provide grants for preserving the historical building of Sanskrit University and asked the officials to conduct review for strengthening it.
    
He also directed for setting up state level accreditation council for maintaining standard in institutions.
    
Earlier in his address, Governor BL Joshi stressed on the need for conducting examinations and announcing results as per the time table.
    
Though there has been improvement, Joshi said that it is the duty of the universities to conduct examinations as per schedule and issue degrees, and called for maintaining discipline.

(Agencies)

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