The new Five IIITs( Indian Institutes of Information Technology) of India name as IIITs in Surat, IIIT Bhopal, IIIT Bhagalpur, IIIT Agartala, and IIIT Raichur will be Accorded the Status of INI(Institution of National Importance). The Lok Sabha passed the Indian Institute of Information Technology Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2020, The bill was introduced in Lok Sabha by the Union Human Resource Development Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank.
These five IIITs, as well as 15 older IIITs built on public-private partnership (PPP) mode,It will now be able to use the nomenclature of Bachelor of Technology (BTech) or Master of Technology (MTech) or PhD degree
“The Bill will empower five IIITs Surat, Bhopal, Bhagalpur, Agartala and Raichur to award degrees along with the existing 15 IIITs with public-private partnership and five institutions as ‘institutions of national importance’.” tweeted by the Union Human Resource Development Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank after pass the bill.
He added: “I congratulate IIITs Surat, Bhopal, Bhagalpur, Agartala and Raichur and hope that in future all these institutes will be among the top institutes in the world through their innovative and quality education.”