Parliament passes National Institutes of Technology, Science Education and Research (Amendment) Bill, 2016

Posted on:02 Aug 2016 18:15:27

Parliament passes National Institutes of Technology, Science Education and Research (Amendment) Bill, 2016
02 August 2016 Current Affairs: Rajya Sabha has passed the National Institutes of Technology, Science Education and Research (Amendment) Bill, 2016 on 1 August 2016.

Lok Sabha passed the bill on 21 July 2016. Now, the bill will be sent to the President for his assent.

Features of the Bill : The Bill seeks to establish the National Institute of Technology (NIT), Andhra Pradesh as an institute of national importance under the National Institutes of Technology, Science Education and Research (NITSER) Act, 2007.

The NIT will be deemed to have been an institute of national importance as on 20 August 2015. This is the day the central government approved its establishment.

The Bill was introduced in Lok Sabha by the Minister of Human Resource Development, Prakash Javadekar, on 19 July 2016. For the current year, an amount of 40 crore rupees have been allocated for the establishment of the Institute.


Subscribe to Current Affairs

Enter your email to get daily current affairs

Current Affairs May 2017

25 MAY
NEWS
24 MAY
NEWS
23 MAY
NEWS
22 MAY
NEWS

Current Affairs April 2017

29 APRIL
NEWS
28 APRIL
NEWS
27 APRIL
NEWS
26 APRIL
NEWS

Current Affairs March 2017

31 MARCH
NEWS
30 MARCH
NEWS
29 MARCH
NEWS
28 MARCH
NEWS