Of IIITs in Nagpur, Pune .....

The human resource development (HRD) ministry signed a memorandum of understanding with some private players for the setting up of three Indian Institutes of Information Technology (IIITs) in Ranchi, Nagpur and Pune on public-private partnership (PPP) mode.
The three institutes would be set up in collaboration with state governments, industry and the Centre, and are expected to bring out high quality IT manpower required for building up industry in the country ,a statement released here said.
The ministry signed the MoU with Tata Consultancy Services, Tata Motors, ADCC Infocad, Nagpur, and Hubtown, Mumbai. “With this, the total number of IIITs on the PPP mode has gone up to 16, leaving 4 more to be set up for which schedule has been fixed in the month of January 2016,“ the official statement said. IIIT-Pune will temporarily function from Siddhant Engineering College and a permanent campus will be constructed at Chakan for which the state government has identified 100 acres.

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