The Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR) to lauch a new campus in Hyderabad spead across 200 acres, to celebrate its founder Homi Bhabha's birth centennary.
The new campus spans more than 200 acres, seven-times the current campus area. Maharashtra and Andhra Pradesh were the two states vying for the new campus, with the latter proving a better choice due to its proximity to Hyderabad city.
The Hyderabad campus will start new research programmes with new laboratories and reach out to many more research students. While current academic programmes like those in the basic sciences will be continued, new courses are also on the cards.