IIT Hyderabad Campus Dedicated to the Nation by Honorable Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi

IIT Hyderabad Campus Dedicated to the Nation by Honorable Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi

In a historic moment, the Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad (IITH) witnessed the dedication of its transformative Campus Development Project to the nation by the Honorable Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi via Video Conference. The event’s joy was manifold with the august presence of Dr (Smt) Tamilisai Soundararajan, Hon’ble Governor of Telangana and Lieutenant Governor of Puducherry, Dr BVR Mohan Reddy, Chairman, BoG, IITH, Mr SUZUKI Hiroshi (Webex), Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan to India, Ms Sachiko Imoto (Webex), Senior Vice President, JICA (Japan International Cooperation Agency), Prof B S Murty, Director, IITH, Deans, Faculty, Staff and Students of the IITH. The ceremony marked the culmination of years of meticulous planning, cutting-edge construction, and a commitment to sustainable growth. The dedication ceremony included key buildings such as the International Guest House, Convention Centre, Technology Incubation Park, Knowledge Centre, Sports and Cultural Complex, Students' Hostels, and various academic and administrative buildings, collectively valued at Rs 1089 Cr. As the campus stands as a beacon of educational excellence, the support from the distinguished individuals highlights the collaborative spirit and commitment to progress that define this historic moment.

Urging students to contribute back to the Nation, Dr TamilSai Soundararajan said, "IIT Hyderabad is known for its excellence in technology and innovation with Top #8 Rank in Engineering and Top #3 Rank in Innovation by NIRF 2023. I have been witnessing the campus's progress since my inception as Governor of the state. The development of low-cost ventilators by IITH’s Innovators was once a personal memory. Being education is now student-centric, I am sure many such novel initiatives will be making a mark in the journey of Viksit Bharat".

Congratulating Team IITH, Dr BVR Mohan Reddy, Chairman, Board of Governors, IITH, "The dedication of the IIT Hyderabad campus to the nation is a testament to our unwavering commitment to academic excellence and innovation. This world-class facility sets new standards for educational institutions in India and aims to be the Top-100 global institute in the future."

Enumerating the uniqueness of IITH, Prof B S Murty, Director, IITH, welcomed the gathering, stating, “The dedication of the campus to the nation is a proud moment for the entire IITH community. It reflects our vision of creating an environment that fosters interdisciplinary research, sustainability, and academic brilliance."

Expressing greetings on behalf of the Government of Japan, Mr SUZUKI Hiroshi said, “The architectural marvels and innovative designs of the campus development showcase the strength of Indo-Japanese ties. It's a proud moment for both nations. IITH stands as a one-stop platform to take the India-Japan partnership to the next level."

Talking about the IITH-JICA collaboration, Ms Sachiko Imoto, Senior Vice President, JICA, said, "JICA is proud to be a part of this transformative journey with IIT Hyderabad. The dedication ceremony is a symbol of the successful collaboration between India and Japan in the field of education and technology. We would like to place on record our gratitude to all authorities for their support that made this moment possible. We are confident this relationship will further encourage the development of human resources and technological advancement in the two countries. Long Live to IITH-JICA Partnership."