AP to get IIT, IIM, NIT, central university: HRD Minister

July 19, 2014

An IIT (Indian Institute of Technology), an IIM (Indian Institute of Management), an NIT, a

central university and a petroleum university are going to be set up in Andhra Pradesh (AP) as

part of the Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Act, 2014, Human Resrource Development Minister

Smriti Irani said.

According to PTI, 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.

"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 being set up. Details of locations and budgetary provisions are yet to be finalised, she said.

Source: Agency.

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