Union HRD Minister, Shri Prakash Javedkar today inaugurated IIT Raipur in Chhattisgarh at the campus of Government Engineering College, Raipur. Inaugurating the IIT, Shri Javedkar said that the institute will have its own campus by the time first batch of students obtains degree. He said that to crack IIT entrance test is a difficult task, hence all the students who got admissions in IIT deserve congratulations.
Appreciating the ‘Prayas Avasiya Vidhyalaya’ initiative of Chhattisgarh Government, led by Dr. Raman Prasad Singh, Union HRD Minister said that it is a successful and meaningful example of imparting quality education to all specially those who come from disadvantaged sections of society. He said Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has emphasized on quality education for all to ensure all-round development of the country.
The Minister had interaction with students of Prayas Vidyalaya. He said that it is remarkable that the talented students of Naxal-affected districts are being given free coaching in 11th and 12th standards for appearing in PMT, JEE and other competitive exams.