National Institute of Technology, Rourkela
Chief Minister of OdishaBiju Patnaik provided the land for it, approximately acres. It was granted autonomy in and now functions independently under the Ministry of Human Resource Development thus becoming one of the National Institutes of Technology.
During the Captainship of the Founding Director Prof. Sunil Kumar Sarangi, the institute was transformed to its current status, and now NIT Rourkela is well known for its research related activities in various fields of science and technology.
The Act is responsible for the overall superintendence, direction, and control of its affairs. The Director is responsible for managing the day-to-day affairs of nitr institute, and the director is the Principal Executive and Academic Officer.
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The BoG is assisted nitr the Senate, which frames the curriculum and conducts the examinations. The Senate also appoints advisory or expert committees to make recommendations to the BoG on academic matters related to various departments.
The Institute has different departments, centers and technical service units TSUs. Each department or centre is headed by a faculty member and each TSU is headed by a faculty member or an officer. The director is nitr in various activities by the deans,  i. The nitr is in charge of all office and staff administration, and has two deputy registrars and six assistant registrars.
A Biswas's administration revamped Organisation structure and introduced Associate Deans for all Six Deanships to meet dynamic needs of nitr institute. The Rourkela Steel City is a medium-sized metropolis, located on the Howrah-Mumbai and Ranchi-Bhubaneswar main railway nitr, and well connected to all parts of the we live together riley reid by road and rail.
The population of the city is about 7 lakhs.