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Setting Up of NIFT

Published: July 30, 2019

Requests for setting up of new NIFT campuses at Panchkula (Haryana) and Ranchi (Jharkhand) have been approved by the Board of Governors of NIFT.  At present, NIFT has 16 Campuses all over India including Rajasthan, as given below:

S. No. Campus State
1. Bengaluru Karnataka
2. Bhopal Madhya Pradesh
3. Bhubaneswar Odisha
4. Chennai Tamil Nadu
5. Gandhinagar Gujarat
6. Hyderabad Telangana
7. Jodhpur Rajasthan
8. Kangra Himachal Pradesh
9. Kannur Kerala
10. Kolkata West Bengal
11. Mumbai Maharashtra
12. New Delhi NCT of Delhi
13. Patna Bihar
14. Rae Bareli Uttar Pradesh
15. Shillong Meghalaya
16. Srinagar Jammu & Kashmir

Of the two new centres approved by Board of Governors, NIFT at Panchkula (Haryana) and Ranchi (Jharkhand), no funds have been allocated so far.

A policy has been formulated for establishment of new NIFT Campuses as per which the State Government is required to submit a proposal along with following commitments:

            (i)         20-30 acres of land.

            (ii)        Rs. 150-200 crore for construction of Campus at the price rates of CPWD for 2011-12.

            (iii)       Rs. 30 crore for provision of equipments, machines and furniture at the price                      rates of 2011-12.

(iv)       Annual revenue grants to adjust revenue deficit, till the Campus becomes financially viable.

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