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IIIT to come up in Tripura

Updated on Sat, 09 June 2012 at 12:05 IST

Union Human Resource Development and Information Technology Minister Kapil Sibal has assured that North East part of India will get its first Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT). Around Rs.128 crore would be invested to set up IIIT in Tripura.

Tripura Education Minister Tapan Chakraborty told reporters: "Union Human Resource Development and Information Technology Minister Kapil Sibal informed at a meeting in New Delhi Tuesday that northeast's first IIIT would be set up in Tripura."
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"The HRD ministry has decided to establish 20 more IIITs in the country in the Public Private Partnership (PPP) mode. In the first phase, five IIITs would be set up in different parts of India, including one in Tripura," Tripura Education Minister Tapan Chakraborty told reporters

 
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