Saturday, April 28, 2007


Old firing range to be moved for NISER

Today’s Sambada and Pragativadi have more detailed news on progress with respect to NISER. It reports that a firing range that currently exists in the area where NISER is to be located will be moved. Land will be soon handed over to NISER. etc.

Thursday, April 26, 2007


NISER has a new webpage; admission ad appears in papers etc.

NISER now has a new and more professional looking web page. Its ad for admission appears in Samaja. Its website also has the application form and information brochure.

Monday, April 23, 2007


Samaja reports NISER will be in Khorda

Samja raports that NISER would be established in Khorda instead of Naraj in about 300 acres of land. Another 10 acres of land near Institute of Physics would be made available for NISER city campus.

Details in PDF

Friday, April 13, 2007


NISER website is up again: updated, with entrance exam dates etc.

The web site of NISER (National Institute of Science Education and Research) is up at

Thursday, April 05, 2007


Affiliations of people involved in making various NISER documents and reports

Wednesday, April 04, 2007


NISER location in wikimapia


Sunday, April 01, 2007


Updates on NISER: Excerpt of an email from an Orissa govt. official

The land for NISER has been located near Bhubaneswar/ Khurda near the Private Engineering Colleges / Barunei Hill. Dr Kakodkar, Chairman, Atomic Energy Commission, visited the plot of land on 30.03.2007 along with other members of the Steering Commiittee of NISER Project. The State Govt. has agreed to give 300 acres of land free of cost. Govt. has also agreed to give about 44 nos of new flats near Institute of Physics for hostel/staff quarters of NISER till the permanent campus comes up.

The first batch of students for NISER will join in September, 2007. Atomic Energy Commiision has approved the NISER Project at approximately Rs 823 / crores for a 7 year period. It will now go to the Union Cabinet for approval.

X is in the Steering Committee of NISER which is chaired by Dr Kakodkar, Chairman, AEC.Three meetings have already been held and the first batch of students will join in September, 2007.

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