Panchkula And Ranchi To Get NIFT

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 (list given below) all over India.

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 rates of 2011-12.

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

This information was given by the Union Minister of Textiles, Smriti Zubin Irani, in a written reply in the Lok Sabha on Friday.

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