Ahmedabad Mirror | 4 days ago | 23-09-2022 | 06:00 am
After much delay, work on the new campus for Gujarat Technological University (GTU) is all set to start this month. Union Home Minister Amit Shah will lay its foundation stone on September 27. The government has sanctioned Rs 275 crore to build GTU’s permanent campus, which will be spread across 100 acre in Lekawada, said the varsity’s officials. GTU V-C Navin Sheth said the proposed green campus will include 17 small buildings.GTU officials said the total academic zone area in Phase-1 will be built on 14,068 square metre, while another 18,183 sq metre space is kept spare for future expansion.The sports area will take up 12,260 sq metre, while the residences will be accommodated on 5,866 sq m land in Phase-1. Another 9,994 sq m will be set aside for future development.Of the 100 acre land, rural construction will be done on 33,018 sqm land, while 3,72,779 sq m will be kept free. The varsity plans to generate 2,221 KW solar energy through panels on the campus. The daily water requirement is expected to be 7,79, 000 litre, of which 175k litre will be recycled and reused.