The institute was established in 1963 with the name as Malaviya Regional Engineering College, Jaipur as a joint venture of the Government of India and the Government of Rajasthan, Subsequently; on June 26, 2002 the college has been given the status of National Institute of Technology and on 15 August 2007, Proclaimed Institute of National Importance through Act of Parliament. The Institute is fully funded by Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India. More than 12,000 students have already been graduated since its establishment. MNIT has 13 academic departments and five centre of excellence. The MNIT have about 6000 students and 200 highly qualified faculty members. The institute is involved in various international and national sponsored research and consultancy projects in the area of wastewater, and has active MoUs signed with various universities and institutes in USA, Europe, Canada and in Asian countries.
Role in the project
MNIT will install and work on the Biokube (Denmark) pilot 3 at B. Lal Institute of Technology, Jaipur for mixed clinical and domestic sewage treatment and also jointly evaluate another plant proposed to be set up at Central University, Kishangarh (Rajasthan) for domestic sewage for detailed microbiological performance as well as the DBPs produced. Further, MNIT will also co-lead WP6 of the proposal.