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GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT
LOK SABHA
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO: 2286
ANSWERED ON:  18.12.2013
ESTABLISHMENT OF IITS
S. RAMASUBBU
S. PAKKIRAPPA
Will the Minister of



HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT be pleased to state:-




(a) the details of all the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) presently functioning in the country, State-wise;

(b) whether the Government proposes to set up more IITs under Public-Private- Partnership (PPP) mode in the country and if so, the details thereof along with the number of IITs, if any, set up under PPP mode, State-wise;

(c) whether it is also proposed to declare the existing IITs as Institutes of National Importance and if so, the details thereof;

(d) whether several new IITs are functioning from temporary campuses which lack adequate infrastructure and other necessary basic facilities and if so, the details thereof; and

(e) the steps taken/being taken by the Government to provide necessary infrastructural facilities to the new IITs in the country?


ANSWER


MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT (DR. SHASHI THAROOR)

(a) The details of the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) running in the country, State-wise are as under:

Sl No. Name of the Institution State 1. Indian Institute of Technology, KanpurUttar Pradesh 2. Indian Institute of Technology, BombayMaharashtra 3. Indian Institute of Technology, DelhiDelhi 4. Indian Institute of Technology, KharagpurWest Bengal 5. Indian Institute of Technology, RoorkeeUttarakhand 6. Indian Institute of Technology, MadrasTamil Nadu 7. Indian Institute of Technology, GuwahatiAssam 8. Indian Institute of Technology, BHU, VaranasiUttar Pradesh 9. Indian Institute of Technology, HyderabadAndhra Pradesh 10. Indian Institute of Technology, RoparPunjab 11. Indian Institute of Technology, GandhinagarGujarat 12. Indian Institute of Technology, BhubaneshwarOdisha 13. Indian Institute of Technology, JodhpurRajasthan 14. Indian Institute of Technology, PatnaBihar 15. Indian Institute of Technology, IndoreMadhya Pradesh 16. Indian Institute of Technology, MandiHimachal Pradesh


(b) No, Madam.

(c) to (e): The Government has set up eight new IITs at Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Rajasthan, Orissa, Madhya Pradesh, Punjab, Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh during the XIth plan with adequate infrastructure. They have been declared as “Institutes of National Importance” through an Act of Parliament which came into effect on 29.06.2012. The Institute of Technology of BHU was also converted to IIT,BHU and declared as an Institute of National Importance through an Act of Parliament which came into effect on 29.06.2012.

All the new IITs are functioning from temporary premises with provision for classrooms, labs, equipment and hostels, with IIT Mandi shifting partly to the permanent campus.

The new IITs have also been given the autonomy to recruit faculty and non-faculty staff within the prescribed norms of faculty, non-faculty and students ratio. To draw good faculty and non-faculty to these Institutes, a scheme to allow the mobility of staff from old Central Educational Institutes with the old pension scheme on 10 year long term deputation to the new CEIs has been approved. The Ministry also intervenes to resolve the various infrastructural issues of the Institutes like water/electricity problems, provision of residential/hostel accommodation for the faculty and students, facilitating provision of approach road, etc and facilitates getting the necessary clearances like environmental clearances from the concerned State and Central Government agencies. Other issues relating to the problems faced by the institutes are taken up with the respective state governments and the concerned Ministries/ Departments.

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