Indraparastha IT institute gets new campus

Press Trust of India New Delhi | Updated on October 29, 2012 Published on October 29, 2012

Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit, on Monday, inaugurated a new campus of the Indraparastha Institute of Information Technology at Okhla in South Delhi.

The institute, set up in 2008, had been hitherto functioning from the NSIT in Dwarka.

Dikshit said the Delhi Government would develop the institute as one of the best in the IT category. The Government has declared it as a state university.

She announced that the Government would support all research programmes of the institute and there would not be any dearth of funds for its growth.

The Chief Minister announced that students admitted to the institute from Delhi Government schools would get free education.

Dikshit also announced construction of a foot over bridge to connect the institute with the Okhla Metro station.

Lauding the administration of the institute, she said the institute has been able to attract the best international faculty in just four years of its existence.

The second phase expansion of the campus would begin soon and a total of Rs 250 crore would be spent for the purpose.

Published on October 29, 2012
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