Lok Sabha Passes Institutes of Technology (Amendment) Bill, 2016 (Download PDF)

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Lok Sabha has passed Institutes of Technology (Amendment) Bill, 2016. The bill seeks to set up six new Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) . The Bill amend the Institutes of Technology Act, 1961 to add six new IITs as institutions of national significance.

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Key Features of Bill:

  • Addition of six new IITs includes:
Key Features of Bill Are Given
  • It brings the Indian School of Mines (ISM) , Dhanbad (Jharkhand) within the range of the parent Act.
  • All these institutions will be declared as institutions of national significance.
  • Till the statues in relation to IIT (ISM) , Dhanbad are made under the parent Act, the statues applicable to IIT Roorkee will apply to it.
  • The government is focusing on providing quality education to all.
  • To improve the infrastructure and research facilities in the institutes.
  • Government has formed High Education Financial Agency.
  • Government has started online programme IIT-PAL and in order to statement the issue of high fee of IIT coaching class entrance exam.
  • Under this programme the students can take free seminars, exams, homework.
  • The government has been working to provide Wi-Fi connectivity to all universities in the country.
  • Institutes of Technology Act, 1961 states certain Institutes of Technology as institutions of national significance.

- Published/Last Modified on: July 26, 2016

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