IIT Foundation for Accreditation and Assessment (IFAA) is said to be free from any interference from the Ministry or IITs. It has IIT Madras, IIT Delhi and IIT Kharagpur as founding partners and is now looking for a CEO.
IIT M.Tech fee hike row: The ministry in a recent decision with consultation of the Indian Institute of Technology (IITs) hiked the course fees of the programmes by 900 per cent and also slashed the stiphen received by the students who will enrol in post graduate (pg) programme
We propose to use a team of drones which can scan the entire disaster-affected region in just a few minutes , analyze, and provide critical data that could potentially save lives, informed an IIT Madras student.
"During my (just concluded) US tour, I saw the world has great expectations from India, which is growing. It is the responsibility of all--we will certainly ensure the welfare of India, and swiftly, but we will make it such a great nation that it will be useful for the world," PM Modi said.
From schools to higher education and research, an ecosystem was being created that it becomes a medium for innovation even as the country was one among the top three startup ecosystems, said the Prime Minister.