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PTU expands its Kapurthala campus infrastructure

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Punjab Technical University (PTU) is expanding its Kapurthala campus infrastructure. It plans to come up with college buildings, library and seminar hall. The total floor area of the new infrastructure shall be 3.4 lakh sq. ft. and is estimated to cost Rs 80.5 crore.
While laying the foundation stone, Madan Mohan Mittal, Technical Education and Industrial Training minister, Government of Punjab, said, “PTU has been taking phenomenal strides when it comes to furthering technical education and it is only logical that the university would require more space and infrastructure to meet its objectives.” The two new college buildings would be able to house 1200 students, the three-storied library shall have 3 lakh books while the single-storied seminar hall would be able to accommodate 150 people. The college buildings are estimated to cost Rs 63.17 crore and the library and the seminar hall is estimated to cost 17.33 crore. On the occasion, Dr Rajneesh Arora, Vice Chancellor, Punjab Technical University said, “If we are aiming to become a global hub for higher education then our infrastructure too should match the international standards. The facilities on the anvil shall be equipped with the latest technology and devices.”

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