Government of India is planning to pass two new ordinances to accelerate the establishment of proposed 8 new Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT’s) and 16 new Central Universities, four of which will undergo major upgradation of infrastructure and rest will be built from scratch.
Central universities that will undergo major upgradation are:
Gour University, Sagar (Madhya Pradesh)
Garhwal University (Uttarakhand)
Bilaspur University (Chhattisgarh)
Goa University (Goa)
Central Government has already sanctioned about Rs.2,275 crores in the 11th plan, out of which allocation of about Rs 50 crores has already been done in 2008 Budget.