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Cabinet approves smart classrooms in NSUT

Cabinet approves smart classrooms in NSUT

NEW DELHI: Deputy Chief Minister and Finance Minister Manish Sisodia on Friday chaired a meeting of the Expenditure Finance Committee (EFC), which cleared proposals of smart classrooms in NSUT and Phase IV construction in NSIT Dwarka.

"Directorate of Training & Technical Education proposal for the construction of Smart class rooms in NSUT Campus, Sector-3, Dwarka will be of an estimated cost of Rs 26.79 crore," said an official.

The Netaji Subhas Institute of Technology became Netaji Subhas University of Technology last year to cater to the increased demand of students, the urgent requirement of temporary classrooms have arisen.

Accordingly, a consultant has been appointed to prepare detailed drawings. It was decided that 10 classrooms each with capacity 17300 X 10000 & 17300 X 21550 for 125 students & 250 students respectively have been proposed to be constructed.

The Cabinet also cleared Directorate of Training & Technical Education's proposal for the construction of Building under Phase–IV in NSIT Campus, Sector-3, Dwarka at an estimated cost of Rs 202.12 crore. NSIT has a plot of land measuring 145 acres and has required land to create infrastructure for catering to the increased student strength

"The present infrastructure is planned for 2650 number of students and the present strength is 3500 and expected to increase by 5000 from the 2019 Academic session," said an official. He added that the present proposal is for Phase- IV of the project comprising of six buildings namely 4a, 4b,5a,5b,6a,6b and a basement.

"Approval of DUAC has been received and other approvals such a Fire, DDA, Environment, Forest clearance are being pursued simultaneously," said the official.

The government also cleared the Health and Family Welfare Department proposal for the construction of G+22+ double basement building for establishing New Block for Medicine, Maternity and Advanced Paediatric Centre at Lok Nayak Hospital at an estimated cost of Rs 533.91 crore.

Meanwhile, the Cabinet approved construction of integrated campus of GB Pant Engineering College. It also approved Corridor improvement project of Outer Ring Road From IIT to NH-8 & its influence areas.

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