IIT Joodhpur :- Prime Minister Narendra Modi today inaugurated the Indian Institute of Jodhpur campus and infrastructure upgrades to Central University of Rajasthan. IIT Jodhpur is built at a cost of more than Rs 1135 crore.
The institute has established School of Liberal Arts, offering programs in Computational Social Science and Digital Humanities, a Centre of Excellence on Arts and Digital Immersion (ADI) offers a MS by research programme. The institute also has a Centre for Education and Technology for Education (CETE) to conduct Integrated Teacher Education Program aims at strengthening Teaching-Learning process at all levels starting from school education, a transdisciplinary Centre of Excellence in Integrative Precision Health and established an Ayurtech Center of Excellence in collaboration with Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan Rajasthan Ayurved University.
The PM inaugurated ‘central instrumentation laboratory’, staff quarters and yoga and sports sciences building at Central University of Rajasthan. He will also lay the foundation stone of the central library and a hostel with 600 people capacity and a dining facility for the students at the university. The projects inaugurated by the PM today are worth Rs 5,000 crore.
He also laid the foundation stone for a 350-bed trauma centre and critical care hospital block at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Jodhpur, seven critical care blocks under Pradhan Mantri – Ayushman Bharat Health Infrastructure Mission (PM-ABHIM). Critical care blocks will be developed in district level hospitals as well.
The Prime Minister said that Rajasthan has a special place in the field of medicine and engineering, “Kota has produced so many doctors and engineers for the nation. We want Rajasthan to reach newer heights in the fields of medicine and engineering.”
“AIIMS and IIT Jodhpur have together started work on new possibilities in the field of medical technology. Hi-tech medical technology like robotic surgery will give India new heights in the field of research and industry,” he added. IIT Jodhpur has collaborated with AIIMS Jodhpur for transdisciplinary innovation-oriented programs in medical technologies.
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