PM Narendra Modi to inaugurate IIT Dharwad by December

‘Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate IIT Dharwad campus likely by December’ announced Union minister and Dharwad MP Pralhad Joshi earlier this week.

He was addressing the gathering at the inauguration ceremony of the Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT), Dharwad 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.

The first citizen of India, President Droupadi Murmu inaugurated the permanent campus of the Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT-Dharwad) campus on September 26th, 2022.

‘The construction of IIT-Dharwad is going on at a brisk pace and the first phase is likely to be completed by December. Then PM Narendra Modi will inaugurate it’ said MP Pralhad Joshi.

PM Narendra Modi to inaugurate IIT Dharwad by December
Permanent campus of IIT, Dharwad under construction

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.

Read more: Overview and all the details of IIT Dharwad

IIT, Dharwad is one amongst the 23 IITs in the country and Hubballi Dharwad is so proud and lucky to host 2 institutes i.e IIT-Dharwad and IIIT-Dharwad both being institutes of national importance.

The permanent campus of IIT Dharwad is coming up at a sprawling 470.2 acres of land near Chikkamalligawad Village about 3.5kms away from the temporary campus. All the details about the permanent campus can be found in the article linked here.

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