Union Minister of State for Human Resource Development Mahendra Nath Pandey visited the site of the permanent campus of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Palakkad at Puduserry (West) in Palakkad, Kerala yesterday.
An official press release said the Minister reviewed the progress of the civil works of the transit campus and also the construction of the compound wall.
Prof. P. B. Sunil Kumar, Director, IIT Palakkad and Ms. P. Marykutty, District Collector of Palakkad, accompanied the Minister during inspection of the site.
Dr. Pandey expressed satisfaction after seeing the progress of the civil works at the site and urged the District Collector to speed up the balance land acquisition process. He appreciated the Director, IIT Palakkad and District Collector for their active involvement to establish the IIT Palakkad. He also thanked Kerala State Government and the District Administration for their involvement and support for establishing IIT Palakkad by providing necessary land and other connected facilities.