Century-old University Visvesvaraya College of Engineering (UVCE) gets a go-ahead to become an independent/autonomous institution in the lines of Indian Institute of Technologies (IITs).

The government forms a committee to come up with a plan. The copy of the Govt Order is posted at the end:

Details mentioned in the Image are as below:

Government Order No:ED/59/UBV/2020, Dated:19.05.2020

In view of the circumstance briefed hereinabove, Government of Karnataka, hereby constitutes the Committee consisting of following experts to deliberate on upgradation University Visvesvaraya College of Engineering, Bangalore into autonomous institution of excellence akin to IIT and recommend the State Government with operative modalities and planning framework for execution thereof

  • Prof S Sadagopan – Chairman
  • Shri Muthuraman – Member
  • Shri Prashanth Prakash – Member
  • Shri B V Jagadish – Member
  • Shri Nagananda Doraiswamy – Member
  • Prof Venugopal K R – Member Convener

The Karnataka State Higher Education Council shall determinate the Terms of Reference for the Committee in consultation with Member Convener and communicate the same to the Committee within two days from issuance of this order

The Committee may co-opt other experts for their specific inputs

The Committee has a direct reporting line to Higher Education Department and the Committee shall endeavor to submit its report before the Additional Chief Secretary to Government, Higher Education Department within an outer limit of two months unfailingly.

Source: Banaglore Mirror