DSPM IIIT-Naya Raipur, established by the International Institute of Information Technology University Act, 2013 of the Government of Chhattisgarh, is a joint venture by Chhattisgarh State Government and National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC). The institute is committed to pursue excellence in higher education, research and development in Information Technology (IT) and associated disciplines. It firmly believes in bestowing knowledge dissemination and imparting entrepreneurial skills to the students to enable them to address real world problems. To empower this vision, IIIT-NR fosters state-of-the-art research and product development laboratories to carry out inter-disciplinary research and product development endeavors. The institute is mentored by a highly eminent board comprising of Mr. Ajay Chowdhry, Founder, HCL; Prof. Arogyaswami Paulraj, Marconi Award winner and Professor Emeritus, Stanford University; Dr. B.K.Gairola, Ex-Mission Director, National e-Governance Mission and Ex-DG NIC; Ms Renu G Pillay, Principal Secretary, Departments of Technical Education, Manpower Planning and Science and Technology, Govt. of Chhattisgarh; Mr Aman Kumar Singh, Principal Secretary, Department of Information Technology, Govt. of Chhattisgarh; Mr. Shyam Sunder Bajaj, commissioner cum secretary of Directorate of Technical Education and Directorate of Employment and Training, Govt. of Chhattisgarh; Mr. Sujit Baksi, CEO, BPO Division at Tech Mahindra; Mr. Satyendranath Ganguly, Regional Executive Director (Western Region-II), NTPC Ltd; Mr. Surendra Kumar Patnaik, General Manager, NTPC Ltd. Lara Super Thermal Power Project; Mr. Steven A. Pinto, Retired Lead Director of the Chairman's Supervisory Board of the Emirates Investment Bank, UAE; Mr. Ajit Kumar Bhatnagar, Executive Director (NTPC-PMI) and Dr. P.K.Sinha, Vice Chancellor & Director, DSPM IIIT-NR. DSPM IIIT-NR's fifty-hectare residential campus is located in the newly developed smart city of Naya Raipur, approximately 23 kms from the city of Raipur. The vibrant lush green campus of IIIT-NR is enabled with Wi-Fi connectivity, CCTV surveillance(proposed), hi tech security measures (proposed) and excellent amenities for sports and other recreational activities. The modern architecture of the buildings and the serene environment of the campus fosters an ambience for the students for creativity and innovation. The classrooms are equipped with state-of-the art technologies for teaching and learning.