Union Minister of Human Resource Development Prakash Javdekar inaugurated Indian Institute of Technology, in Goa on 30 July. He also laid the foundation stone for IIT Goa student’s hostel.  The Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar was also present at the ceremony.

The central government working on education sector to establish highly ranked institutes across India to make India more powerful in the education sector.


On a occasion Prakash Javdekar said, “IITs are recognized world over as premier institutes of academic excellence. Ministry is working towards increasing the perception of IITs so that IITs are ranked top in the world rankings.”

The minister also helpful to students who wants to clear the IIT Entrance examinations, government organize a IIT-Pal platform in which students who wants to clear IIT entrance, they can be coached by the best professors across the country through online, TV and other digital sources.


Union Defence Minister, Manohar Parrikar said, “The summer internship of IIT students can be conducted at various defence research centers. Scientists from DRDO will take visiting lectures at various IITs.”

HRD Minister emphasised on Innovation, Make in India and promised that Government will extend all support in making IITs as of Startup hubs.

The newly campus of IIT Goa is located at Goa Engineering College (GEC) at Farmagudi, The campus of IIT Goa at GEC is fully equipped with class rooms, laboratories and modern hostel buildings.