Unlimited Access to Online Course Modules at a Click
Learn More

Samiti push signature campaign for IIT in Raichur

Anjani Chaand
Anjani ChaandPublished On: October 07, 2015
In support of the ongoing agitation at Raichur, Ballari district, in pursuit of Indian Institute of Technology, The Ballari district unit of the Hyd
Samiti push signature campaign for IIT in Raichur

In support of the ongoing agitation at Raichur, Ballari district, in pursuit of Indian Institute of Technology, The Ballari district unit of the Hyderabad-Karnataka Horata Samiti launched a signature campaign recently.
“It is the first phase of our agitation,” T.G. Vittal and S. Pannaraj, conveners of the samiti, told media.
The signatures are collected from the students and people across the society during the weeklong campaign which is to be presented to the Union Minister of Human Resource Development and Chief Minister.
They said that Raichur was among the five districts in the Hyderabad-Karnataka region that had remained backward.
To redress the regional imbalance, the D.M. Nanjundappa committee had recommended setting up of the IIT in Raichur, besides other steps. In 2012, the BJP government headed by Jagadish Shettar wrote to the Union government recommending Raichur as the location for the IIT.
To mount pressure on the Union and State governments, the samiti would hold a protest demonstration on October 14.
Source: The Hindu

/news/samiti-push-signature-campaign-for-iit-in-raichur-1510/

Be the First to Know

Get Access to Latest Updates

Do you have a question? Ask us.

  • Typical response between 24-48 hours

  • Get personalized response

  • Free of Cost

  • Access to community

Subscribe to CollegeDekho News

By proceeding ahead you expressly agree to the CollegeDekho terms of use and privacy policy
Apply Now

Join us and get exclusive education updates!

Top