Monday, December 04, 2006


4th and 5th IISER in Bhopal and Thiruvananthapuram

Rajya Shaba

Two Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research(IISERs) at Kolkata and Pune have been set up and academic session has commenced from August, 2006. The foundation stone for the third IISER at Mohali, Punjab has been laid on 27th September, 2006. Planning Commission has communicated ‘in principle’ approval for setting up two more IISERs in Thiruvananthapuram and Bhopal. These institutues have been set up on the basis of recommendations of the Scientific Advisory Council to the Prime Minister (SAC – PM). There is no other proposal presently under consideration of the Government to set up more IISERs in the country.

This information was given in Parliament in a written reply by Smt. D. Purandeswari , MOS, HRD.


Finally Bhopal got something. I am really disappointed why M.P. is always neglected while announcing new institutes. MP was one of most deserving state to get NET IIT but ....

s k pathak
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