Indian Institute of Information Technology; Bhopal
The Indian Institutes of Information Technologies were primarily conceptualized
as research-oriented institutes in IT and non-IT domain with the strong focus on
the development of new technologies and their transfer to industry and society.
The government by design has given these Institutes autonomy in order to
establish excellent institutes in teaching, learning, and research & skill
The IT & industry policy of Madhya Pradesh (which includes software technology
parks, hardware technology parks, fiscal concessions, land procurement,
government purchase preference, strategy to increase IT exports, etc.), will
encourage and attract IT industry to the state. As the demand for IT education
is constantly increasing in MP, the Indian Institute of Information Technology
Bhopal (IIIT-B) is designed to be a centre of excellence in Information
Technology, and its allied areas.
IIIT Bhopal would be provided complete autonomy to set fees and raise funds
through donations, with no link to the size of the corpus that it can maintain.
The proposed location for IIIT Bhopal is approximately 50 acres of land at
Bhopal. This land is owned and in possession of the Government. This proposed
site is easily accessible by airport, railway station, and bus stand.
IIIT Bhopal would be a Not-for-profit Public-Private Partnership (N-PPP) entity,
and it will be register as a society. The partners in setting up of the IIIT
would be the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Governments of MP,
and the Industry. The capital cost of IIIT-Bhopal is Rs. 128.00 Crore and this
would be contributed in the ratio of 50: 35: 15 by the Central Govt, the State
Govt, and the industry respectively. Four companies (Genpact, Trident InfoTech
Ltd, Core Education Pvt Ltd and AISECT ) responded to the EoI floated by Govt of
MP and expressed their willingness to become industry partners with IIIT Bhopal
and contribute Rs. 39 crores. As per the guidelines of MHRD, GoI the State
Government -layouts to restrict the private investment in IIIT Bhopal up to 20