Delhi-based Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) and Banaras Hindu University (BHU) are keen to open their centres in Bihar, state Education Minister P K Shahi said on Wednesday. "JNU's official has informed us that they will open a centre in Bihar after permission from the union human resource ministry," Shahi said. Shahi said he had sent letters to JNU and BHU for submitting their proposals. "Till now, BHU's officials have not informed us and we are awaiting their reply," he said. BHU vice chancellor Lalji Singh then said the university was keen to open a branch and asked the Bihar government to provide land.
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