Monday, December 04, 2006
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.
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