AIZAWL, April 5 � A National Institute of Technology (NIT) will soon open campus in Mizoram, said Chairman of NIT, Mizoram Board of Governors K Ravi Kumar while interacting with State Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla here on Sunday.
Ravi Kumar had visited the State to attend the first NIT�s Board of Governors meeting here. The venue for the first meeting of the NIT Mizoram Board of Governors is the culmination of the proposal put forward by the Mizoram Chief Minister to the Central Government earlier. The first batch of the NIT Mizoram has already started its academic session in Nagpur and the next session is scheduled to be held in Aizawl sometime in the month of July-August this year.
The Board of Governors meeting will decide in the meeting the temporary site for the session and other important issues apart from a permanent site for the campus.
Since the NIT Mizoram is directly under the Central Government, all the eight members of the Board of Governors and two Special Invitess are also appointed by the Union HRD Ministry.
All members of the board except its Chairman K Ravi Kumar could manage to reach Aizawl. The other members includes Prof TS Sampath Kumar, IIT, Madras; VR Jamdar, Member, Prof AG Despande, VNIT, Nagpur; Prof DJ Katyayan, VNIT, Nagpur; Dr HT Thorat, VNIT, Nagpur; Dr BM Ganveer, VNIT, and Pi Esther Lal Ruatkimi, Secretary, Higher & Technical Education. The two Special Invitees are Dr HL Malsawma and Daniel Hauhnar.