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MHRD appoints 7 new directors at NITs across the country

Ipsita Sarkar | Updated on: 10 February 2017, 1:46 IST

The Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) has appointed new directors at seven National Institutes of Technology (NITs). The directors appointed for each NIT are:

MNNIT Allahabad: Dr Rajeev Tripathi

MNIT Jaipur: Dr Uday Kumar RY,

NIT Jalandhar: Dr Lalit Kumar Awashti

NIT Kurukshetra: Dr Satish Kumar

NIT Rourkela: Dr Animesh Biswas

SVNIT Surat: Dr S.R. Gandhi

NIT Tiruchirappalli: Dr Mini Shaji Thomas

Dr Tripathi is a professor with the Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering at MNNIT Allahabad, while Dr Uday Kumar, professor at the Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering at NIT Karnataka.

Dr Awasthi is the Director of Atal Bihari Vajpayee Government Institute of Engineering and Technology, Himachal Pradesh and Dr Kumar is a scientist at DRDO.

Dr Biswas is a professor at Department of Electrical Engineering at IIT Kanpur, Dr Gandhi is a Professor at Department of Civil Engineering at IIT Madras and Dr Thomas is a professor at Department of Electrical Engineering at Jamia Milia Islamia.

There are 31 NITs in the country. These technical institutes primarily offer engineering courses and have also been declared as Institutes of National Importance.

First published: 4 October 2016, 4:39 IST
 
Ipsita Sarkar @piercingharmony

Ipsita writes on education with focus on schools, higher education (engineering, B-Schools), HRD ministry, policies, and startup ecosphere. She's previously worked with Hindustan Times and Shiksha.com.

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