The Government of India will set up Regional Institute of e-Learning and Information Technology (Rielit) at Agartala. It is the fifth Department of Electronics Accrediation of Computer Courses (Doeacc) centre in the northeastern region. The institute would facilitate the youth of Tripura to have easy access to education and training in the field of computer science and information technology in a well equipped state-of-the-art training infrastructure with qualified and trained faculty members, resulting in generation of quality and employable manpower. The government has already sanctioned Rs 45 crore for setting up the permanent Doeacc centre. It is the 11th centre of Doeacc Society in the country. The other centres are located at Aizawl, Aurangabad, Calicut, Chandigarh, Jammu/Srinagar, Gorakhpur, Guwahati/Tezpur, Imphal, Kohima (Rielit) and in Kolkata.
The Government of Tripura has assured to provide to the Rielit, Agartala, an 8,000 sq ft of built up space to house the temporary training facility of the institute, besides providing 15 acres of land in Agartala for setting up of the permanent infrastructure. After commissioning of the permanent infrastructure, the facilities at the temporary training campus would be shifted and transferred to the permanent campus near Agartala. The institute will offer short- and long-term courses on ITES, software and hardware, bio-informatics and computer science to boost the skills of the youth of this region.