Delhi institute to become technical university

New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) The Delhi government Monday decided to grant the Netaji Subhas Institute of Technology the status of a university, Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit said here.

Delhi has one other technical university, Delhi Technological University.

“The cabinet has given in principle approval for upgradation of the institute into a state university. This will improve the standard of education of students there,” Dikshit told reporters here.

The decision was taken at a cabinet meeting chaired by Dikshit.

A draft bill and operational details would be finalised in the same context.

The institute has six under-graduate programmes in emerging technologies and three post-graduate programmes.

The institute is in Dwarka in southwest Delhi.

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