National Institute of Science Education and Research Campus Has Been Inaugurated at Bhubaneswar [ Current Affairs ]

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The permanent campus of National Institute of Science Education and Research (NISER) is inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Jatani near Bhubaneswar, Odisha. On the lines of IISc Bangalore NISER has been established and its five sister institutions IISERs that are being established at

  • Pune
  • Kolkata
  • Mohali
  • Thiruvananthapuram
  • Bhopal

The Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) is operator of NISER.

  • The main goal of NISER is provide training and nurture human resources in the field of Sciences for the knowledge economies of the future.
  • The National Institute of Science Education and Research (NISER) are only dedicated to graduate education and research.

Background:

  • Former Indian Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh has laid stone of this foundation in August 2006.
  • 823.19 Crore rupees had been reserved by Union government in initial outlay of it during the first seven years of this project starting from September 2007.

- Published on: February 9, 2016