Revised cost estimate for establishment of permanent campuses of new NITs approved

PTI

Union Minister Prakash Javadekar (File Photo)

Union Minister Prakash Javadekar (File Photo)

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the Revised Cost Estimates (RCE) of over Rs 4371 crore for establishment of permanent campuses of new National Institutes of Technology (NITs) till 2022.

“Cabinet has approved the Revised Cost Estimates (RCE) for establishment of permanent campuses of new National Institutes of Technology (NITs) at a total cost of Rs 4371.90 crore for the period till 2021-22,” Union Minister Prakash Javadekar said at a press conference.

“NITs were established in the year 2009 and started functioning from academic year 2010-2011 in their respective temporary campus with very limited space and infrastructure. These NITs will be fully functional from their respective permanent campuses by March 31, 2022,” he added.

(PTI)