Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ and Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan had virtually laid down the foundation stone of IIT Palakkad’s main campus. The ministers also inaugurated the transit campus named Nila campus.
IIT Palakkad offers BTech programmes in Civil, Mechanical, Electrical and Computer Science stream. The institute has also started the Masters programmes in MS (by Research), MTech, and MSc.
The Education Minister said that the Higher Education Funding Agency (HEFA) has been allocated Rs 2,200 crore in the 2020 budget to oversee and administer research and education infrastructure in higher education institutes.
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