IITs and IIITs are foundation stones in making a New India : Nishank

Union Minister for Human Resource Development Dr Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ chaired a meeting with Directors of all Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT) and Indian Institutes of Information Technology (IIIT) in New Delhi. Minister of State for HRD, Sanjay Dhotre was also present on the occasion.

The Minister congratulated the heads of the institutions for the good work and hoped that these institutions will make India a global leader in education sector. Dr Nishank said that the position of a Director is very significant for any institution and they have to lead the new generation towards excellence.

He also said that the country is proud of the heads of institutions because the institutions led by them are known for quality education, innovation and research. The Minister added that we should work hard in future to make these institutions, the centres of excellence at global level.

The Minister directed the heads of institutions to make one-year and five-year plan for the holistic development. Dr Nishank said that Institutions like IITs and IIITs are foundation stones in making a New India.

The Minister also reviewed the infrastructure and human resource of newly established IITs and IIITs. The Minister assured to extend maximum support to them by the Ministry.

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