There is good news for the people of Gujrat, especially Surat. According to the recent announcement, Veer Narmad South Gujarat University (VNSGU) is being upgraded to Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT). After Vadodara University, VNSGU is the second university in Gujarat that was chosen to open the IIIT. The computer science department is responsible for designing the proposal.
Authorities from VNSGU are coordinating with the officials to initiate this dream project. Seeing the growing progress in the education field, it is predicted that institute will be established around the start of 2014. Government’s main objective behind choses VNSGU for its project was to promote information technology in Surat.
IIIT in Surat will be established using the same standards that are utilized by the administration of Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) and National Institute of Technology (NIT). The human resource development (MHRD) is planning and financing these ventures along with the support from top IT companies. With the assistance VNSGU and an effective public private partnership model, this project has turned to be the most ambitious initiatives for the Gujarat government.
Other than, its IT courses, this institute will also be known for its advanced IT research departments. IT pioneers have predicted that IIT Suraj will prove to become a step stone for the growth of information technologies in Gujarat. However, the main motive of the institute will always be to offer the best IT facilities to the students who are interested in this field.
In a press conference a senior official from VNSGU stated, “The University was chosen from the top universities in Gujarat on the basis of performance and its belief to provide the students with the best assistant to shape their career.” Since the project is still in its initially stage no latest announcement were made by the officials.
We have to wait and watch how this recent development help in the progress of Surat!
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