Malaviya National Institute of Technology (MNIT) Jaipur, is one of the most prestigious engineering universities in the country. It ranks amongst the top NITs of the nation. MNIT has already completed a well over 53 years in the educational field after being established in the year 1963. It was given the status of National Institute of Technology (NIT) in the year 2002. The vision statement of MNIT states:
“To create a center for imparting technical education of international standards and conduct research at the cutting edge of technology to meet the current and future challenges of technological development.”
Apart from being one of the most sought engineering colleges in the country, MNIT has also established its name quite well in humanitarian activities. Being a government institute, it has recently collaborated with the govt. of India in order to adopt 5 villages within Rajasthan to digitally educate it under the ‘Unnat Bharat Abhiyan’ program.
The newly appointed Director of MNIT, Jaipur, Prof. Udaykumar R Yaraggati shares his enthusiasm with the govt. of India in the vision of a ‘Digital India‘. He reportedly pointed out “The adoption of villages also matched with MNIT’s push for a digital way of learning on its campus. Being a student-centric institution, we give an opportunity to our students to choose the subjects of their choice rather than following the syllabus developed by teachers alone.” Also apart from educating the villages digitally, the institute is helping the villages get the basic facilities for hygiene and other means of education.
Not only promoting the ‘Unnat Bharat Abhiyan’, the institute also supports 5 other major start-ups, and other major programmes by Central government like ‘Make in India’ and the ‘Skills Development’ Programmes. Prof. Udaykumar shares his beliefs in making a digital India and also his passion for educating children in India in a digital way just like Prime Minister Narendra Modi mentioned in his speeches in the recent inauguration of the Indian Science Congress 2017.
MNIT already has 38 patents in the academic areas and also several strong national and international ties which have helped the institute gain deserving fame and money to fund several research-based projects.
With this being said, more and more institutes all around the nation are supporting the government in launching a big wave of education amongst youngsters in India. Also, the future of a digital India looks quite bright from the point where we stand right now.