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Honourable Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi to dedicate IIT Jodhpur to the Nation on 5th October 2023

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JODHPUR, 3-October-2023: Indian Institute of Technology Jodhpur will be dedicated to the Nation by the Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi on 5th October 2023. IIT Jodhpur was established in 2008 with 7 other IITs. The Institute is situated on Jodhpur-Nagaur Highway sprawling over 852 acres of land. Over the past 15 years, IIT Jodhpur has distinguished itself with its multi-disciplinary and innovation-oriented curriculum and strong research programmes. History will be scripted with golden words, through the dedication of IIT Jodhpur campus to the Nation by our Honourable Prime Minister.

IIT Jodhpur stands out as one of the best-planned technical campuses in India with exemplary initiatives for sustainability. The institute is committed to nurture excellence of thoughts, foster human values, and produce future leaders committed to creating a self-reliant India.

The academic curriculum at IIT Jodhpur aligns with the National Education Policy (NEP) 2020 and has several unique features:

  • The Institute offers a variety of undergraduate and postgraduate programs in emerging fields like Clean Energy, Artificial Intelligence, Bio-engineering, and more.
  • IIT Jodhpur and AIIMS Jodhpur are offering unique innovation driven joint degree programs in Medical Technologies.
  • There’s a mandatory social connect program that connects students and faculty to work on scientific projects benefiting rural and surrounding areas.
  • The Institute fosters innovation and entrepreneurship skills with structured support through an incubation program.
  • Students have opportunities to engage in advanced research in interdisciplinary areas such as Digital Humanities, Computational Social Science, Quantum Information & Computation, Space Science & Technology; and Robotics & Mobility to name a few.

IIT Jodhpur has a vibrant innovation environment and is involved in major projects supported by various government agencies such as DST, ISRO, DRDO, DAE, MeitY, DBT, BIRAC, Ministry of Ayush, Office of Principal Scientific Advisor, Government of India.

Some of the notable research initiatives under progress at IIT Jodhpur include:

  • Technology Innovation Hub on Computer Vision, Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality supported by DST
  • Jodhpur City Knowledge and Innovation Foundation supported by the Office of PSA, Government of India
  • Centre for Advanced Security Technology Development in Cyber Physical Systems supported by MeitY
  • Centre of Excellence on Ayurtech supported by Ministry of Ayush
  • Bio-design Centre supported by DBT
  • Bio-nest supported by BIRAC
  • DRDO-Industry-Academia Centre of Excellence

IIT Jodhpur takes pride as our Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will dedicate the campus to the nation on 5th October 2023. This will further boost the institute’s commitment to foster excellence in education, research, and innovation.

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