Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan will inaugurate the two academic complexes at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bhubaneswar today.
Pushpagiri Lecture Hall Complex and Rushikulya Hall of Residence are the two complexes that will be inaugurated by the education minister. Around Rs 1,260 crore has been sanctioned for the creation of institute infrastructure.
The director of the institute said: “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 director added.