Odisha News In English

Prameya English, Prameyanews.com, Odisha Latest News, Odisha News Online

Dharmendra Pradhan to inaugurate Academic Complex at IIT Bhubaneswar

19/08/2021 at 7:45 PM

education and skills

Bhubaneswar, Aug 19: Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan will inaugurate Pushpagiri Lecture Hall Complex and Rushikulya Hall of Residence at IIT Bhubaneswar on Friday.

Speaking before the event, Prof Raja Kumar, Director said that the Minister has always been very supportive, visited the campus on numerous occasions and we are all encouraged and feel privileged to have him gracing the campus physically and spending some time interacting with the faculty staff and students.

Government of India so far sanctioned the amount of Rs 1,260 crores for the creation of the institute infrastructure in two phases. As part of the infrastructure, the institute is creating a modern lecture hall complex at the cost of Rs. 148 Crore with the floor area of 26,354 square meters.

In future as the institute grows further, another three buildings can be added to complete the lecture hall complex that has circular formation. The first of the buildings is now ready for operation which will be put into use.  

A part of the complex under construction now is a mini‐complex comprising of 10 flipped classrooms. The Rushikulya hall of residence is an 800‐single seated hostel with extremely good atmosphere. Officials said that the campus buildings including hostels are built in extremely good standards at par with internationals standards.

The Director added, “the lecture halls are designed to be of new age and serve as e‐classrooms  wherein live streaming of lectures with interaction can be done with lecture recording facility  and  can  be  used  for  conventional  classes. The lecture halls are designed to work with air‐ conditioning as well as natural ventilation during the winter months. The lecture halls provide  electrical  connections  for  charging  of  laptops,  internet  access  through  WiFi,  document  visualizers for board work, apart from white boards, CCTV surveillance etc The complex is designed to have a huge interactive space around the buildings. The flipped classroom complex is one of the foremost in the country,”

   Related Posts