IITs to share expertise with other engineering institutes

Directors of Indian institutes of technology (IIT) on29th June, at their closed-door meeting with Union human resource development (HRD) minister Smriti Irani in Goa, discussed in detail the possibility of each IIT extending its expertise to other engineering institutes located in their vicinity.

The 'retreat' in Goa was summoned by Irani, who, along with the IIT directors, remained tight-lipped about the proceedings of the day-long meeting.

Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar, an IIT alumnus, too joined in the discussions for a couple of hours before sharing a meal with the minister and the directors.

Parrikar, before leaving the meeting venue at Dona Paula, said, "IITs are nuclei of technology education. The directors spoke about making IITs the hub of technical education and developing knowledge-sharing network and mentoring other engineering institutes located nearby. They want to extend their expertise to other colleges."

The IITs want to build on the plan by expanding their technical education quality improvement programme (TEQIP) for the purpose.

Sources said that the IIT directors also sought enhanced financial assistance from the central government for further strengthening of the institutes and to boost specialized research at each of the premiere institutes. They also discussed ways to improve mechanisms of academic appraisal and review rankings of the IITs.

Irani flew in to Goa especially for the retreat that lasted from 9am to 5pm on Sunday, after which she immediately flew out of the state.

Parrikar, responding to questions by reporters, said the IIT directors welcomed the Union HRD ministry's plans of setting up new IITs in states that do not have an IIT. Goa is among states that are expected to get an IIT.

"Some directly link setting up of an IIT in Goa to how many Goan students will actually be able to make it to the institute. But that is not correct. Imagine the synergy created with the setting up of such a premiere institute and imagine the linkage the IIT will provide for local engineering colleges," Parrikar said.
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