Union cabinet offers Approval to 6 New IITs

Union Cabinet Gives Approval To 6 New IITs

Six new IITs will come up at Tirupati, Palakkad, Dharwar, Bhilai, Goa and Jammu.
NEW DELHI:
HIGHLIGHTS
New IITs to come up in Tirupati, Palakkad, Dharwar, Bhilai, Goa and Jammu
cupboard also accepted upgrading Indian faculty of Mines, Dhanbad to an IIT
Approval also given for a NIT in Andhra Pradesh
Six new IITs will come up at Tirupati, Palakkad, Dharwar, Bhilai, Goa and Jammu whilst ISM Dhanbad will also be upgraded to an IIT.

The Union cabinet which met these days gave its ex put up facto approval to amend The Institutes ofgeneration Act, 1961 for incorporation of recent IITs at Tirupati (Andhra Pradesh), Palakkad (Kerala), Dharwar (Karnataka), Bhilai (Chhattisgarh), Goa, Jammu (Jammu and Kashmir) and conversion of Indianfaculty of Mines (ISM), Dhanbad to an IIT below the regulation.

“The approval will convey six new Indian Institutes of generation inside the ambit of The Institutes ofgeneration Act, 1961 and declaring them as the establishments of country wide importance,” anreputable announcement stated in New Delhi.

The amendment may even help convert ISM, Dhanbad into an IIT via bringing it into the ambit of the Institutes of era Act, 1961.

The cupboard also gave ex put up facto approval to installation NIT, Andhra Pradesh which has been registered as a Society under the Andhra Pradesh Societies Registration Act, 2001.

The cabinet additionally authorised creation of a invoice – the country wide Institutes of generation,technology training and research (amendment) invoice, 2016 for inclusion of the NIT, Andhra Pradesh in its first time table, another declaration stated.

“The proposed amendments to the NITSER Act, 2007 will ensure a excessive level of public duty andexpanded participation of the stakeholders within the management and educational activities of the Institute,” the declaration stated.