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NERISTNorth Eastern Regional Institute of Science & Technology (India)
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NERIST ranking has slipped below the top 100 from among the top 20.
Set up in 1984 as first such institute in India to meet the technological manpower demands of the North East, NERIST has been facing an acute shortage of faculty and non-payment of staff salaries.
He squarely blamed Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju for the present situation at NERIST.
NERIST is physically divided into two campuses across a rugged terrain, which means that providing higher-bandwidth connectivity through regular cabling would have been expensive and time-consuming.
NERIST anticipates over 70% savings on network operational costs by selecting Nortel's Wireless Mesh Network technology rather than a standard Wi-Fi solution.
Sanjoy added that NERIST is now without a permanent director since Dr Deepankar Pal left in October 2014 though such appointments are directly under a board headed by the Prime Minister.
Repeated agitations by NERIST students demanding a permanent director and regular payment of staff salaries has failed to have any impact on mandarins and NDA lawmakers in New Delhi," he said, adding staff salary payment has been irregular for the last four months.