Indian Institute Of Technology, Hyderabad
The Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad, IIT Hyderabad, IITH is a public university located in Medak district, Andhra Pradesh, India. IIT Hyderabad is presently running from a temporary campus located at Ordinance Factory Campus, Yeddumailaram village, while the permanent campus in Kandi is constructed. It is one of the eight new Indian Institutes of Technology which have become functional between 2008 and 2009. The bill for the formal addition of these eight IITs to IIT status was passed in the Lok Sabha in March 24, 2011 and is still to be adopted by the Rajya Sabha. It was set up in technical and financial assistance from the Government of Japan.
IIT Hyderabad permanent campus that occupies 550 acres (2.2 km2) that is part of the Kandi village, Medak district. Presently The institute has nearly 70 faculty, 330 B.Tech students, 110 M.Tech students, 90 research scholars and 40 administrative and supporting staff. Growing ever since it obtained its charter from the Indian Parliament in 2008, IIT Hyderabad has established itself as a premier centre for teaching, research and industrial consultancy in the country.
The Institute has 11 academic departments and research centres across various disciplines of engineering and pure sciences, with state-of-the-art laboratories at temporary campus.
IIT Hyderabad started in 2008 from a temporary campus at Ordnance Factory(ODF), Eddumailaram village. Its permanent campus will be located at Kandi near Sangareddy and is close to the Outer Ring Road (Hyderabad). United Progressive Alliance (UPA) chairperson Mrs Sonia Gandhi on 27th Feb 2009 laid the foundation stone for the permanent campus of the Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad (IITH) in Andhra Pradesh's Medak district.