The National Institute of Technology at Jaipur was established in the year 1963 in the "pink city" of India. MNIT is one of the 20 NIT's established in different states of the country, governed by the NIT council under the Ministry of Human Resource and Development. The institute is fully funded by MHRD, the Government of, India, New Delhi. The non-plan and plan budget is of the order of Rs. 12 crores and Rs. 6 crores per annum. The current Director of the Institute is Prof. R.P.Dahiya. The board of Governors include noted industrialist Mr. Hemen Das(Chairman), Nominee of the State Government,MHRD, Director IIT(New Delhi) and others.