PM Modi inaugurates IIT Jodhpur campus, encourages delivering excellence | Education | spcilvly

Prime Minister Narendra Modi dedicated the Indian Institute of Technology Jodhpur campus to the nation.

IIT Jodhpur has Center for Education and Technology for Education (CETE) to carry out a unique Integrated Teacher Training Program (Brochure)
IIT Jodhpur has Center for Education and Technology for Education (CETE) to carry out a unique Integrated Teacher Training Program (Brochure)

According to a press release from IIT Jodhpur, it is one of the fastest growing technological institutes in the country with a vision of fostering excellence in thinking and imparting knowledge through the use of transformative technologies with a multidisciplinary approach to respond to challenges and aspirations of society.

“IIT Jodhpur and AIIMS Jodhpur have collaboratively explored new possibilities in the field of medical technology. This will also promote medical tourism. AIIMS Jodhpur and IIT Jodhpur are becoming premier institutions not only in Rajasthan but across the country, Prime Minister Modi said.

“The Honorable Prime Minister recognized and appreciated IIT Jodhpur’s unwavering commitment to technological development, cutting-edge research and high-quality education provided to our students. The Prime Minister has specifically recognized our efforts in the field of medical technology and the collaborative efforts between IIT Jodhpur and AIIMS Jodhpur in developing innovative devices aimed at providing life-saving support to patients facing various medical challenges. This recognition serves as a tremendous source of inspiration, reinforcing our dedication to working tirelessly to advance technology. He also shed light on our rich cultural heritage, our vibrant environment and the contributions that IIT Jodhpur is making in these areas. These words of encouragement further enhance our commitment and promise to deliver excellence to our nation,” said Prof. Santanu Chaudhury, Director, IIT Jodhpur in the press release.

According to IIT Jodhpur, the institute offers unique academic and research programs in multiple disciplines, including collaboration with AIIMS Jodhpur for transdisciplinary programs aimed at innovation in medical technologies. Some of these implemented projects are detailed below:

  • The Institute has established the School of Liberal Arts, which offers programs in Computational Social Sciences and Digital Humanities.
  • The Center of Excellence in Arts and Digital Immersion (ADI) offers a unique master’s degree program by research.
  • IIT Jodhpur has the Center for Education and Technology for Education (CETE) to carry out a unique Integrated Teacher Training Program aimed at strengthening the Teaching-Learning process at all levels starting from school education.
  • The Institute established a transdisciplinary Center of Excellence in Precision Integrative Health and established an Ayurtech Center of Excellence in collaboration with Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan Rajasthan Ayurved University.
  • The Institute emphasizes science-based technology education and focuses on research and innovation aligned with national missions like Atmanirbhar Bharat, Make in India and more, through various initiatives and partnerships.

According to the press release, various campus sustainability initiatives taken up by the Institute include smart water supply network, innovative water irrigation system, thatched road roofs, soil restoration, waste segregation, restoration and wetland design, digital archive of flora and fauna, carbon analysis. combustion gas capture, spatial analysis of natural vegetation, khamba composters, g filters, etc.

IIT Jodhpur collaborates with various stakeholders on social and environmental causes using a transdisciplinary approach, contributing to national missions like Green Hydrogen Mission, Atmanirbhar Bharat, Make in India, Unnat Bharat Abhiyan, Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat, Ishan Vikas, Vigyan Jyoti, focusing on research and innovation towards the development of indigenous technologies aligned with these national missions, the statement states.

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