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Bill soon on raising NIDs status as 'Institutions of National Importance'

IANS  |  New Delhi 

The government will bring an amendment Bill to declare the new NIDs 'Institutions of National Importance' (INIs) on a par with the (NID),

The chaired by on Wednesday approved the introduction of a Bill in Parliament for amending the Act, 2014 to include NID, Amaravati/Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh; NID, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh; NID, Jorhat, Assam; and NID, Kurukshetra, and declare them

"Some minor amendments to the Act, including consequential amendments considered necessary namely, to re-name as Amaravati and nomenclature of as equivalent to are also proposed in the Bill," said in a statement.

"Establishing new NIDs as Institutions of National Importance in different geographical regions of the country will help produce highly skilled manpower in design which, in turn, will create job opportunities, both direct and indirect, by providing sustainable design interventions for crafts, handloom, rural technology, small, medium and large scale enterprises; and outreach programmes for capacity, capability and institution building," it added.



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First Published: Wed, September 12 2018. 18:48 IST