For the tenth consecutive year Indian Institute of Technology (IIT-Delhi) is all set to exhibit an extensive collection of innovative research and product development projects at its annual open house, Open House 2014. Scheduled to be held on Saturday April 19th in the premises of IIT Delhi, Open House 2014 will be a one-day event dedicated to provide an insight into path-breaking research work, student projects and the numerous advanced facilities and laboratories available in IIT Delhi.
Continuing the tradition of last nine years, this year too Open House promises to be a real treat to the eyes of the connoisseurs by presenting finest of the projects to technology enthusiasts, students and colleagues from other technical Institutes, school children, industries and general public.
The Indian Institutes of Technology (popularly known as IITs) are institutions of national importance established through an Act of Parliament for fostering excellence in education. There are fifteen IITs at present, located in Bhubaneswar, Chennai, Delhi, Gandhinagar, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Indore, Jodhpur, Kanpur, Kharagpur, Mandi, Mumbai, Patna, Ropar and Roorkee.
Over the years IITs have created world class educational platforms dynamically sustained through internationally recognised research based on excellent infrastructural facilities. The faculty and alumni of IITs continue making huge impact in all sectors of society, both in India and abroad. Institute of Technology, Banaras Hindu University (IT-BHU) Varanasi and Indian School of Mines (ISM) Dhanbad, are the oldest institutions in India and are known for their immense contributions towards society at large and for science and technology in particular.