The magnificent state-of-the-art East campus of Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University (GGSIPU) is almost ready to welcome students, and it will be inaugurated by Chief Minister Shri Arvind Kejriwal soon. The campus that promises to revolutionise higher education in India was built under the vision of the Delhi Education Revolution crusader Shri Manish Sisodia. On Thursday, Higher Education Minister Ms. Atishi visited the campus with department and university officials to inspect the various facilities.
The campus is built with 5-star rating standards and has world-class facilities such as modern laboratories, sports halls, a library, and hostel blocks for students. 2400 students will be able to receive a world-class education at this magnificent campus.
The Higher Education Minister Ms. Atishi said, “This magnificent campus of IP University is the result of Delhi Education Revolution crusader Shri Manish Sisodia’s vision. It has been designed to meet the demands of 21st-century skills and will provide students with a world-class education. We are confident that it will be a game-changer for higher education in India.”
She added that the new campus of GGSIPU promises to be a hub of innovation, research, and learning. It is a testament to the government’s commitment to providing students with the best possible education and preparing them for the future.
Five specialised centres including those of Robotics & Automation, Design & Innovation, Fire Management, and Liberal Arts are being constructed to meet the demands of 21st-century skills. These centres will provide students with the opportunity to learn and develop skills that are essential for their future careers.
Salient Features of IP University East Campus
-> High-tech campus with 5-star rating standards.
-> The campus will meet its electricity demands on its own through net zero energy consumption.
-> Zero sewage discharge with water conservation.
-> The use of fly ash bricks to reduce temperature.
-> The entire campus will be powered by solar energy with the provision of solar panels on every building.
It is to be noted that IP University’s East campus includes facilities such as an administrative block, an auditorium, an academic block and a sports block, a separate library and a residential hostel block.
Here, a 9-storey and a 7-storey academic block have been built. The campus has 4 lecture halls, each with a capacity of 120 people. In addition, there are 24 classrooms with a capacity of 100 people each. A sports hall with a capacity of 300 people has also been built here, and a 5-storey auditorium block with a total capacity of 650 people has also been constructed. Hostels and residential blocks have also been constructed on the campus for students. Separate hostels for boys and girls with the capacity of 500. Additionally, there are also 48 quarters available for staff.
Keeping in mind sports facilities, in addition to the sports hall, the construction of 2 tennis courts and a football field is also being done on the campus.
East Campus of IP University to offer various flagship courses
The university will offer various innovative courses such as B.Tech in Automation and Robotics, B.Tech in Artificial Intelligence and Data Science, B.Tech in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, etc. to students at its East campus.