The Maharashtra Government finally approved the allotment of lands for setting up three prestigious institutions in Nagpur. They are ?Indian Institute of Management (IIM),? All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) and? Government Engineering College
The State Cabinet, in a meeting held in Mumbai recently decided to provide 143-acre land to IIM, 150 acres to AIIMS and 11.67 acres of land to Government Engineering College. At present, the IIM Nagpur is functioning from Visvesvaraya National institute of Technology premises.Total 304.67 acres of land is allotted for various Institutes.
Also, Nagpur will get the first AIIMS in the State of Maharashtra.The Central Government has sanctioned the 950-bed state-of-the-art AIIMS for Nagpur and even made a provision of Rs 1577 crore.
For IIM, the land will be provided by the state higher and technical education department and for AIIMS, by the state medical education department. A state government engineering college will get 11.67 acres. In all the cases, the land will be provided at a concessional rent for 99 years with an FSI of 1.5.
Lands for the three education-related institutes were already selected in different locations. After selecting the lands, the District Administration had sent the proposal to State Government for final decision and handing over of the lands. Subsequently, the State Cabinet gave its seal of approval to the proposal.
Nagpur has already emerged as one of the best education city in the country.Now both IIM and AIIMS in the city is making Nagpur one of the top education city in India.
Source: Subodh, City Journalist - Nagpur, CollegeDekho