GOVERNMENT OF INDIA

 

 

MINISTRY OF HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT

DEPARTMENT OF HIGHER EDUCATION

RAJYA SABHA

STARRED QUESTION NO. 29

TO BE ANSWERED ON 17/11/2016

Fulfilment of conditions by Institutes of National Importance

 

*29.        DR. VINAY P. SAHASRABUDDHE:

 

Will the Minister of HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT be pleased to state:

 

(a)          what is the total number of institutions that have been given the status of Institute of National Importance since the inception of the scheme and the names of these institutions;

 

(b)         whether there are any conditions for the continuation of this status, if so, the details thereof, if not, whether there is necessity of such conditions;

 

(c)          whether there is any mechanism of ascertaining the fulfilment of these conditions periodically and how many institutions have been abiding by the expectations, if any; and

 

(d)         action being taken on those institutions which are not fulfilling these conditions?

 

ANSWER

MINISTER OF HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT

(SHRIPRAKASH JAVADEKAR)

 

(a)    to (d) : A statement is laid on the table of the House.

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STATEMENT REFERED TO IN REPLY TO PART (A) TO (D) OF THE RAJYA SABHA STARRED QUESTION NO. 29 FOR 17.11.2016 ASKED BY DR. VINAY P. SAHASRABUDDHE, HON’BLE MEMBER OF PARLIAMENTREGARDING FULFILMENT OF CONDITIONS BY INSTITUTES OF NATIONAL IMPORTANCE

 

 

(a):        An Institute of National Importance, in India is defined as one which serves as a pivotal player in developing highly skilled personnel within the specified region of the country. These are declared by or under any law made by Parliament to be of national importance. There are 67 Institutes of National Importance under the Ministry of Human Resource Development. These institutions are autonomous institutes funded and empowered by the Government of India by enacting an act in the Parliament.These institutions have the power to hold examinations and grant degrees, diplomas and other academic distinctions or titles and to confer honorary degrees. Names of these institutes are at Annexure.

 

(b)& (c):     No, Sir.  However, there is a system of external peer review in IITs, IISERs, and NITs, principally focusing on the core academic activities of teaching, research and interaction with the industry. The Peer Review of each Institute is carried out on a periodic basis, once in every five years.

 

(d): The Cabinet has approved 20 IIITs in PPP Mode out of which 15 IIITs have started functioning.  A draft bill to enable these institutes becoming institutions of national importance has been under consideration in consultation with Ministry of Law and Justice.

 

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ANNEXURE AS REFERRED TO IN REPLY TO PART (A) OF THE RAJYA SABHA STARRED QUESTION NO. 29 FOR 17.11.2016 ASKED BY DR. VINAY P. SAHASRABUDDHE, HON’BLE MEMBER OF PARLIAMENT REGARDING FULFILMENT OF CONDITIONS BY INSTITUTES OF NATIONAL IMPORTANCE

List of Institutes of National Importance

 

S. No.

Institute

IITs

1

IIT-BOMBAY

2

IIT DELHI

3

IIT KANPUR

4

IIT KHARAGPUR

5

IIT MADRAS

6

IIT GUWAHATI

7

IIT ROORKEE

8

IIT BHU

9

IIT ROPAR

10

IIT PATNA

11

IIT HYDERABAD

12

IIT JODHPUR

13

IIT GHANDHINAGAR

14

IIT BHUBANESWAR

15

IIT INDORE

16

IIT MANDI

17

IIT TIRUPATI

18

IIT PALAKKAD

19

IIT BHILAI

20

IIT GOA

21

IIT JAMMU

22

IIT DHARWARD

23

IIT ISM DHANBAD

IIITs

1

IIIT Allahabad

2

ABV-IIITM Gwalior

3

PDPM- IIITD&M Jabalpur

4

IIITD&M Kancheepuram,

NITs

1.       

NIT- AGARTALA       

2.       

NIT- ALLAHABAD

3.       

NIT- BHOPAL

4.       

NIT- CALICUT

5.       

NIT- DURGAPUR

6.       

NIT- HAMIRPUR

7.       

NIT- JAIPUR

8.       

NIT- JALANDHAR

9.       

NIT- JAMSHEDPUR

10.   

NIT- KURUKSHETRA

11.   

NIT- NAGPUR

12.   

NIT- PATNA

13.   

NIT- RAIPUR

14.   

NIT- ROURKELA

15.   

NIT- SILCHAR

16.   

NIT- SRINAGAR

17.   

NIT- SURAT

18.   

NIT- SURATHKAL

19.   

NIT- TIRUCHIRAPPALLI

20.   

NIT- WARANGAL

21.   

NIT-ARUNACHAL PRADESH

22.   

NIT-DELHI

23.   

NIT-GOA

24.   

NIT-MANIPUR

25.   

NIT-MEGHALAYA

26.   

NIT-MIZORAM

27.   

NIT-NAGALAND

28.   

NIT-PUDUCHERRY

29.   

NIT-SIKKIM

30.   

NIT-UTTARAKHAND

31.   

NIT – ANDHRA PRADESH

32.   

IIEST- SHIBPUR

IISERs

1

IISER- Pune

2

IISER - Kolkata

3

IISER - Mohali

4

IISER - Bhopal

5

IISER –TVM

SPAs

1.             

SPA - Delhi

2.

SPA - Bhopal

3.

SPA – Vijayawada