Dera Bassi, Sept. 24, 2013 –
The construction of the Chandigarh off-campus of Thapar University, which is renowned for serving technical education since the past five decades, has been completed and classes for MBA will begin from next month.
With the opening of the campus, which is spread over 30 acres of land in Behra village, situated near Dera Bassi, students from the tricity and periphery areas will be able to avail the benefit of higher education.
University northzone incharge Jaspal Singh disclosed this during the visit of chief parliamentary secretary Narinder Sharma on the campus, here on Monday.
He said MBA classes would begin in the first phase, while several graduate and postgraduate programmes in engineering, information technology and management would be introduced after the improvement in road infrastructure, increase in free area ratio (FAR) and completion of other technical formalities.
He added that the management would give priority to the local residents for employment, and their wards for admission, besides claiming that the economical graph of their area would definitely increase after the establishment of this campus.
He further said, "The new campus aims to create an invigorating environment for the students and faculty alike, with facilities, including, auditorium, students centre, separate hostels of boys and girls, besides the management block."
The group also assured that they would take the best possible efforts to curb the pollution problems of local residents in the area.
An incharge said the entire campus is environment friendly.
After being apprised by the campus officials about nonrelease of power connection yet, poor condition of the road leading to the campus and other technicalities, NK Shar ma assured them to make best possible efforts to facilitate the campus management by means of administrative works.
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