Submitted by alvin on Mon, 2016-03-28 17:55 Manipal: Union Minister for Road Transport, Highways and Shipping, Nitin Gadkari was highly impressed with some of the facilities he saw at Manipal University on Monday, during his brief visit. “I have heard about the University, but never had the opportunity to visit. Having seen some of the facilities here, I must say Manipal University is one of the best in the country,” he said. Accompanied by Dr Ramdas M Pai, Chancellor Manipal University and Dr Ranjan Pai, MD MEMG, the minister watched the Experience Theatre, a 20-minute walk-through the University video recording, after which he commented, “The excellent education being imparted here and state-of-the-art facilities make it a truly world class university”. Later, at the MIT campus, Dr G.K.Prabhu, Director MIT, explained Gadkari about some of the projects that have won laurels at national and international competitions. The minister then visited the incubation centre where Dr Manohar Pai, Prof Information and Communication presented an overview of the growth and success of the centre.