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IIT, IIM, NIT, Central Universities To Be Set Up In Andhra Pradesh

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IIT, IIM, NIT, Central Universities To Be Set Up In Andhra Pradesh
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Premier institutes such as IIT, an IIM, a NIT, a central university and a petroleum university would be set up in Andhra Pradesh as envisaged in the Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Act, 2014, HRD Minister Smriti Irani said.

Steps would also be taken to set up an Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), a tribal university, an Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT), an agriculture university, a National Institute of Disaster Management and an All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) type of institute in the state, she said in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday.

“In Telangana, one horticulture university and one tribal University are proposed to be established as per the Act.

“Details of locations and budgetary provisions for these institutions are yet to be finalised,” she said in a written reply.

New IITs and IIMs have also been proposed in the general budget in different states, she said adding two institutions of excellence like the Indian Agricultural Research Institute in Assam and Jharkhand, an agriculture university in Rajasthan and a horticulture university in Haryana are also proposed.

A Jai Prakash Narayan National Centre for Excellence in Humanities in Madhya Pradesh is also proposed to be set up. Details of locations and budgetary provisions are yet to be finalised, she said.
Source:deccanchronicle