Prime Minister Narendra Modi will dedicate the Permanent campus of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT, Dharwad) to the nation at 3 PM tomorrow (March 12).
He will inaugurate the First phase of the IIT, Dharwad campus which includes an Administrative Block, an Academic block, a Scientific block, and a Library.
IIT Dharwad is an Institution of National Importance, which was established in the year 2016 under the guidance of Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay.
IIT, Dharwad was formally inaugurated on 28th August 2016 at a temporary campus located at the Water and Land Management Institute (Walmi) campus near the High court bench of Dharwad.
Initially, the institute offered Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech) courses in Computer Science and Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, and Electrical Engineering.
Now, the institute also offers B.Tech courses in Engineering Physics, Civil Engineering, Biochemical Engineering, and Mathematics & Computing.
The institute currently has 856 students with 73 professors, has published more than 400 scientific papers, and has been involved in Research projects worth more than ₹30 Crores.
Read more: Overview and all the details of IIT Dharwad.
The permanent campus of Indian Institute of Technology, Dharwad has been constructed at a sprawling 470.2 acres of land near Mummigatti about 3.5kms away from the temporary campus.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi had laid the foundation stone for the permanent campus of both IIIT-Dharwad and IIT-Dharwad simultaneously at a function in Hubballi on 10th February 2019.