According to an official a state university and a modern library would be set up in Allahabad by the Uttar Pradesh government. The Uttar Pradesh State Industrial Development Corporation (UPSIDC) have been asked by the Chief Secretary Alok Ranjan to present a proposal within this week for setting up the university on a 100-acre stretch of land and 20 acres for the library. The university would have its name after the late Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Janeshwar Mishra.
Ranjan Said,” Till the new building is constructed, Allahabad divisional commissioner should arrange an appropriate building for commencement of state university classes from next academic session.”
The concerned officials have also been asked by the chief secretary to ensure timely payment and also at proper rate of the 120 acre of land identified by UPSIDC under Saraswati Hitech City at Naini, Allahabad.
The higher education department has also been asked by the Chief Secretary to put up a proposal for allocation of Rs 50 crore to the finance department for the infrastructure development at the state university that would be set up at Allahabad.
In his efforts to operationalise the university soon the top bureaucrat has also directed for arrangement of personnel, furniture and computers under the jurisdiction of Allahabad State University.