Thursday, June 26, 2008


The Human Resource Development (HRD) ministry has proposed to set up India’s first all-woman IIT in Amravati, Maharashtra. HRD has routed the proposal through the planning commission to the prime minister’s office.Other proposals put forth by the HRD ministry and the University Grants Commission include a global research institute on traditional Indian wisdom in science, technology and community management.The suggestion to start India's first all-women IIT at Amravati near Nagpur in Vidarbha had in fact been mooted by Saint Gadgebaba University vice-chancellor Kamal Singh.

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