The Institutes of Technology (Amendment) Act, 2012 is an Act which was passed by the Parliament of India. The act amended the Institutes of Technology Act, 1961 by adding nine new Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs). Eight of these are new institutes, in order of establishment IIT Ropar in Rupnagar (2008), IIT Bhubaneswar in Bhubaneswar (2008), IIT Gandhinagar in Gandhinagar (2008), IIT Hyderabad in Hyderabad (2008), IIT Patna in Patna (2008), IIT Jodhpur in Rajasthan (2008), IIT Mandi in Mandi (2009) and IIT Indore in Indore (2009). The ninth is Institute of Technology, Banaras Hindu University (IT-BHU), which is currently a faculty under the administration of Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, which is to be named "Indian Institute of Technology (Banaras Hindu University) Varanasi", abbreviated IIT-BHU. The bill was approved by the Indian Cabinet on 25 February 2011. The Lok Sabha passed the bill on 24 March 2011 and the Rajya Sabha passed it on 30 April 2012. The Bill received the President's assent on 20 June 2012 and has been published in The Gazette of India as Act No. 34 of 2012.