Raipur, capital of Chhattisgarh is a historical city of India. Energy Park, Gandhi Udyan, Purkhouti Muktangan, Burha Sarowar, Guru Ghasidas Museum, Nandanwan Zoo, Mahamaya Temple etc. are some of the interesting places to visit in Raipur. Raipur is a fast developing city and emerging as education hub of India. Many institutions like National Law University, AIIMS, IIM, Engineering and Medical College have been established here. Since, Chhattisgarh is rich in mineral, agriculture and forest, many public sector, private sector and multinational companies are situated around Raipur.
About NIT Raipur
National Institute of Technology Raipur situated in the capital of a newly incepted state of Chhattisgarh, has proven to be “avant-grade’ in the field of science and technology over past few decades in this region. With sweet memory of foundation ceremony by our Hon’ble President Dr. Rajendra Prasad on 14th September 1956, the institute started with two departments namely Metallurgical and Mining Engineering. Later the inauguration of the Institute building was done by our Hon’ble Prime Minister Pt. Jawahar Lal Nehru on 14th March 1963. From 1st December 2005, the institute has become the National Institute of Technology. Presently, the institute offers 12 undergraduate and 6 postgraduate courses & almost Ph.D in all disciplines.
About Biomedical Engineering Department
The Biomedical department started in the year 2003 and it offers undergraduate course in Biomedical Engineering and Ph.D program. The department has well-equipped laboratories including the Biomedical Instrumentation lab, Microbiology and Biochemistry lab, Tissue engineering lab, Biomedical Equipment lab, Computational biology and Biosignal processing lab to enable the students and the scholars to pursue research in-house.