Lok Sabha has passed the National Sports University Bill, 2018
This bill is for to promote various aspects of sportssuch as management, technology and coaching.
Earlier , Union Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore introduced the bill, which seeks to establish a National Sports University in Manipur and run two courses for now. This is the 6th bill tabled to place an ordinance during the Monsoon Session.
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Highlights of the Bill-
- The National Sports University Ordinance, 2018 was promulgated on May 31, 2018. It establishes a National Sports University in Manipur.
- Functions: Key powers and functions of the University include: (i) prescribing courses of study and conducting training programmes, (ii) granting degrees, diplomas, and certificates, (iii) providing facilities through a distance education system, and (iv) conferring autonomous status on a college or an institution.
- Statutes: The Schedule to the Ordinance contains statutes. These statutes specify the establishment, composition, and powers of various authorities such as the Chancellor, Vice-Chancellor, and Dean of Schools. The Executive Council may make additional statutes, amend specified statutes, or repeal these statutes. Any such action will require the approval of the central government.
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