100 acres more land to be provided for National Institute of Technology (NIT), Rourkela expansion

November 1, 2010 at 4:45 pm Leave a comment

Following is from the Pioneer:

The State Government on Saturday decided to provide 100 acres more land to the National Institute of Technology (NIT), Rourkela for its expansion. Besides, the Government has also decided to provide an alternative source of water supply to the institute.Decisions to this effect were taken in high-level meeting held under chairmanship of Chief Secretary Bijay Kumar Patnaik at the State Secretariat. It was known from the meeting that the NIT authority had 400 hundred acres more land for its expansion. The construction work of the institute is going on and the Central Government has given `50 crore for this year.

Similarly, on water problem issue, the meeting decided that the NIT would be given water from Mahanadi. The Rourkela Steel Plant is planning to take water from the river, the NIT would have the small share on the water, the meeting decided. Presently, the institute is taking water from Koel River.

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Entry filed under: Educational Policy, Higher Education Zone, National Institute of Technology (NIT), Rourkela, Region watch, Sundargarh-Rourkela-Panposh-Bonai, Sundergarh, Universities.

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