IIT Jodhpur Campus Inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi

IIT Jodhpur Campus Inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Last Updated Oct - 06 - 2023, 07:27 PM | Source : HT | Visitors : 19

Prime Minister Narendra Modi dedicates the IIT Jodhpur campus and applauds collaborative efforts in technology and medical advancements.
IIT Jodhpur Campus Inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi

The campus of the Indian Institute of Technology in Jodhpur was dedicated to the country by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

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IIT Jodhpur is one of the nation's fastest-growing technological institutions, according to a press release. Its mission is to foster intellectual excellence and impart knowledge using transformational technologies and a multidisciplinary approach to address societal challenges and aspirations.

“IIT Jodhpur and AIIMS Jodhpur have collaboratively explored new possibilities in the field of medical technology. This will also promote medical tourism. AIIMS Jodhpur and IIT Jodhpur are becoming premier institutions not only in Rajasthan but in the entire country, said PM Modi.

“The Honourable PM acknowledged and appreciated IIT Jodhpur's unwavering commitment to technological development, cutting-edge research, and the high-quality education delivered to our students. The Prime Minister has specifically acknowledged our endeavours in the field of medical technology and the collaborative efforts between IIT Jodhpur and AIIMS Jodhpur in developing innovative devices aimed at providing vital support to patients confronting diverse medical challenges. This recognition serves as a tremendous source of inspiration, reinforcing our dedication to working tirelessly for the advancement of technology. He also shed light on our rich cultural heritage, our vibrant environment, and the contributions that IIT Jodhpur is making in these domains. These words of encouragement further enhance our commitment and promise to deliver excellence to our nation,” said Prof. Santanu Chaudhury, Director, IIT Jodhpur in the press release.

According to IIT Jodhpur, the university offers exceptional academic and research opportunities in a variety of fields, including joint programmes in medical technology with AIIMS Jodhpur. Several of these completed projects include the following:

IIT Jodhpur has expanded its academic offerings with the School of Liberal Arts, featuring programs in Computational Social Science and Digital Humanities. Additionally, the Centre of Excellence on Arts and Digital Immersion (ADI) introduces an M.S. by a research program. The institute's Centre for Education and Technology for Education (CETE) is dedicated to enhancing the Teaching-Learning process. 

IIT Jodhpur also established centers focusing on Integrative Precision Health and Ayurtech in collaboration with Rajasthan Ayurved University, aligning its efforts with national initiatives like Atmanirbhar Bharat and Make in India.

According to the press release, the Institute has implemented a number of campus sustainability initiatives, such as a smart graded water supply grid, an inventive water irrigation system, thatched pathway roofing, soil restoration, waste segregation, wetland restoration and design, digital archiving of flora and fauna, carbon capture from flue gas, natural vegetation spatial analysis, khamba composters, and g-filters.

According to a press release, IIT Jodhpur collaborates with numerous stakeholders for social and environmental causes using a transdisciplinary approach. It does this by focusing on research and innovation to develop indigenous technologies aligned with national missions like the Green Hydrogen Mission, Atmanirbhar Bharat, Make in India, Unnat Bharat Abhiyan, Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat, and Vigyan Jyoti.

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