The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 10th October 2018, has approved the establishment and operationalisation of permanent campuses of the two new Indian Institutes of Science Education & Research (IISERs) at Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh and Berhampur in Odisha.
The total cost of both the IISERs to be observed is about Rs 3074.12 crore, which incorporates the non-recurring cost of Rs 2366.48 crore and recurring cost of Rs 707.64 crores.
Both the IISER Tirupati & IISER Berhampur will be constructed on an area of 1, 17,000 sqm, which will have complete infrastructural facilities for 1855 students.
Both the IISER Tirupati & IISER Berhampur construction of permanent campuses of these institutes shall be completed by December 2021.
The Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISERs) are a group of premier science education and research institutes in India. It was created by the Government of India.