Ministry of Human Resource Development21-April, 2008 20:6 IST
Norms to establish IISER
RAJYA SABHA

The Government of India has set up three Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research (IISERs) at Pune, Kolkata and Mohali and is establishing two more IISERs at Bhopal and Thrivananthapuram. These institutes have been set up on the recommendations of the Scientific Advisory Council to the Prime Minister, and in such a manner that they are distributed in all broad regions of the country. Gujarat falls in the western region for which an IISER has been established at Pune. At present, there is not proposal to set up more IISERs.

This information was given by the Minister of State in the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Smt. D. Purandeswari in reply to a question in Rajya Sabha today.

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