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Government of India
Ministry of Textiles
12 JUL 2019 4:21PM by PIB Delhi
Institute of Handloom Technology

Indian Institute of Handloom Technology (IIHT), Bargarh (Odisha) is conducting three years Diploma course in Handloom & Textile Technology with an approved intake of 45 students per year. IIHT, Bargarh caters to the students from the States of Odisha (20 seats), Chhattisgarh (04 seats), Maharashtra (13 seats) and Telangana (8 seats).


Government of India, Ministry of textiles has introduced four year Degree Course “B.Tech in Handloom & Textile Technology” at IIHT, Salem (Tamil Nadu) from the academic session 2015-16 with an approved intake of 60 students per year. Besides, 20% of intake i.e. 12 students are also admitted in 2nd year of the Degree Course through lateral entry. The Degree Course is approved by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) and affiliated to Anna University, Chennai. Introduction of Degree Course at IIHT, Salem was one of the approved plan activity during the 12th Five Year Plan.


This information was given by the Union Minister of Textiles, Smriti Zubin Irani, in a written reply in the Lok Sabha today.