On the request of Chief Minister of Bihar, one more extension center of NIELIT was agreed by Minister of Communications and IT, Government of India, subject to condition that five acres of land would be granted free of cost to NIELIT
Foundation Stone for permanent campus of National Institute of Electronics and Information Technology (NIELIT) was laid by Shri Kapil Sibal, Hon’ble Minister for Communications and IT & Hon’ble Chief Minister, Government of Bihar on 3rd July at Bihta, Patna. The proposed Centre shall be developed by NIELIT in an area of approximately 15 acres in the land provided by Government of Bihar. Department of Electronics & Information Technology (DeitY), Government of India, has approved setting up of this centre in Patna with a total project cost of Rupees 57.30 Crores. Speaking on the occasion, Managing Director, NIELIT, Dr Ashwini Kumar Sharma, informed that upcoming campus in Bihta, Patna, will provide training facilities in Electronics, Communication, Information Technology area in courses rangingfrom basic literacy level up to M Tech Level. The Centre shall run various formal courses like M Tech, MCA, BCA, PGDCA along with non-formal training programmes like NIELIT ‘O’, ‘A’, ‘B’ Level in Software, Hardware and few others to cater to the ever-increasing demands of the industry.