Late Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa gave significance to greater schooling and established a slew of faculties together with arts, polytechnic and engineering, he recalled.
Continuing in her footsteps, the federal government carried on with the initiative to arrange new establishments besidesupgrading the infrastructure of current amenities.
In view of such initiatives, the Gross Enrolment Ratio in Tamil Nadu stood at 49 per cent, whereas the nationwide common was 26.three per cent, he famous.
Replying to DMK deputy chief Duraimurugan on splitting the Thiruvallur varsity, Palaniswami mentioned Villupuram was backward and the transfer wasaimed at facilitating greater schooling of college students from that area.
Administration could be more environment friendly provided that universities had been restructured consistent with the institution of more and more affiliating faculties, he mentioned.
In Tamil Nadu, there are a minimum of 20 state run universities together with separate ones for drugs, legislation, sports activities, fisheries and music.