Professor Uday Desai, Director, IIT Hyderabad.
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“…..IN Australia, IITan is not a household word. It’s shorthand for engineering celebrity: a graduate from one of the elite Indian institutes of technology.
“If you go to Silicon Valley, that is where we started getting our fame,” says Uday Desai, director of Hyderabad’s new IIT. “Almost 60 per cent of the start-ups from Silicon Valley have a representative from an IIT.”
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“The Hyderabad Metro Rail (HMR) is planning to approach the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) and other prominent technological universities in the country to devise metro rail specific courses for engineering students, and train them to handle both the technical and management sides of metro rail operations in the next five years.”
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