Update from : Indian Express
By: Express Web Desk
| Raipur | Updated: January 14, 2016 12:42 pm
Chhattisgarh will soon open an IIT (Indian Institute of Technology) in Bhilai. An agreement, in this regard, has been signed with the government by the Secretary of Chhattisgarh on January 13. The government has allotted 525 acres of land around Kutelabata for the new IIT campus.
The Chhattisgarh Government had identified sites for permanent and temporary campuses for the proposed Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) at Bhilai and Naya Raipur respectively.
The Cabinet Minister, Prem Prakaash said that the new batch of IIT will start from 2016 – 17. In the first round of admission in various branches, 180 seats are finalised. Till the campus become permanent, the temporary operation of the sessions will be conducted in Bhilai new GEC (Government Engineering College), in B – block in Raipur. - See more at: http://indianexpress.com/article/education/chhattisgarh-to-open-iit-in-bhilai/#sthash.jfn5ECEI.dpuf