Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister inaugurates Technology Innovation Hub at IIT Mandi
An MoU was also signed between the district administration and IIT Mandi in presence of the Chief Minister for the development and deployment of the Landslide Monitoring System in Mandi.
Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur has inaugurated Technology Innovation Hub at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Mandi which has been developed with an investment of Rs 110 crore. The Chief Minister inaugurated the innovation hub after attending the 12th Foundation day program at IIT Mandi. The convocation ceremony was held at IIT Mandi's auditorium hall at North Campus.
"The IIT was making its valuable contribution for the development of the Country and the welfare of humanity and expressed hope that the IIT would continue to contribute in Nation-building," Mr Thakur said.
He further said that the state Government would extend all possible help to provide better connectivity and other infrastructure facilities in the institute. He also added that the institution is a pride of the state.
Mr Thakur said the institute continued its academic and research programs in digital and hybrid mode despite the challenges posed by the Covid-19 pandemic.
"The IITs have also contributed significantly in dealing with the situation arising due to COVID-19 in the state," Mr Jai Ram Thakur said,
Later, the Chief Minister inaugurated the Central Library Facility at North Campus completed by spending an amount of Rs 9.5 crores. An MoU was also signed between the district administration and IIT Mandi in presence of the Chief Minister for the development and deployment of the Landslide Monitoring System in Mandi.
At present, the Institute has four schools, including School of Computing and Electrical Engineering, School of Basic Sciences, School of Engineering and School of Humanities and Social Sciences. Together, these schools offer over 25 courses at UG, PG and PhD level.