Patna: Indian External Affairs Minister Salman Kuurshid will visit the site of the upcoming Nalanda University in Bihar on February 11 to review the progress of work, officials said on Thursday.

Khurshid will discuss the project with officials near Rajgir in Nalanda, about 100 km from Patna. The university is set to begin academic activities from 2013-14. The process for selection of faculty for two courses has started.

The university will be fully residential, like the ancient Nalanda university. It will offer courses in science, philosophy and spiritualism along with social sciences.


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