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PM Narendra Modi to lay foundation stone for Central University of Gujarat’s campus in Vadodara

  • New campus will be built at a cost of Rs 743 crore at Kundela village in Vadodara


New Delhi/Vadodara: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will perform the ground breaking ceremony for Central University of Gujarat’s (CUG) permanent campus in Kundhela village, Vadodara, on Saturday. He will also inaugurate and lay foundation stone for water developmental projects.

Spread over 100-acre land, this campus of CUG will be built at the cost of Rs 743 crore and will accommodate 2,500 students.

“The new campus of the Central University of Gujarat will not only impart quality education to the youth but also generate abundant opportunities at the national as well as international level,” Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel said.

“The new campus is completely residential, has green landscape and equipped with all the modern amenities. Nearly 2,500 students can study at the same time in this campus. The main gate of this university will reflect the rich culture of Gujarat. The first phase of this project will be completed by December 2023,” Dr Rama Shanker Dubey, Vice-Chancellor of Central University of Gujarat said.

“The campus will be divided into five academic blocks which includes School of Chemical Sciences, Life Sciences, Nano Sciences, Environmental & Sustainable Development, Applied Materials Sciences, National Security, International Relations and Tourism Studies. The laboratories and classrooms have been developed as per international standards and are equipped with the latest amenities,” Prof. HB Patel, the university’s Registrar, said.

This will be PM Narendra Modi’s fourth visit to his home state in the past two months wherein he has dedicated several developmental projects to people.



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