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Delhi to have new DTU campus in East Delhi

by on January 5, 2017
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New Delhi: Those who aspire to have future in technical education but couldn’t get admission due to the shortage of seats in the colleges, this news will give some respite to them. Delhi government is going to build the second phase of Delhi Technical Education(DTU), countries one of the leading Institution in technical education.

The new campus, which will be built in Khichdipur area of East Delhi, will also have some new course relating to technical education. “Draft proposal is already prepared will be tabled before Delhi cabinet in the next meeting for final approval. If everything goes on the track, Govt. hopes to have construction work started by the end of the year,” an officer said.

Deputy CM Manish Sisodiya while talking to media said this is a special project for him as new DTU campus will give benefit to the people of east Delhi significantly. The government of Delhi wishes to generate Higher number of option for the students of Delhi so that they do not have to vacate the city for getting a good education.

Minister said Phase two of DTU will be constructed in ITI Khichdipur. we have plans to built two new academic blocks and three new hostels inside the campus in the first phase.

“The maiden campus of DTU,  situated in Samayapur Badli area of Outer Delhi has a total of 8500 students in it, whereas when university came into existence, a decade ago, it has a capacity of mere four to five thousand students. Every year strength of students are being increased but infrastructure has not developed accordingly,” Vice chancellor of DTU Professor Yogesh Singh said.

Professor further said Delhi government has a target of total 12,000 students to enroll in DTU, once new campus come into existence. Construction work, which will be done in two phase starts with two building of 10 floors each for academic block and three hostels. The government will make an academic block of 25 floors each. “Currently, around three thousand students are getting a hostel, when new campus come into existence, this problem will be sorted out completely,” professor said.

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