DU lays foundation stone of two student facilitation centres; Plans to open colleges

The Delhi University plans to open colleges and academic departments at Najafgarh and Bawana.

DU lays foundation stone of two student facilitation centres; Plans to open colleges DU to open new colleges at Najafgarh, Bawana
Vagisha Kaushik | Sep 23, 2021 - 6:52 p.m. IST
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NEW DELHI: The Delhi University’s acting Vice-Chancellor PC Joshi today laid the foundation stone of two student facilitation centres at the University lands at Roshanpura Village (Najafgarh) and Bawana. The facilitation centres will be completed by the end of this year.

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The two centres will start functioning from January 2022. DU also plans to open colleges and academic departments at these lands.

“These centres will facilitate students of rural and far off areas by providing them documents like marksheets, migration and other documents at their nearby locations as well as inquiry counters to guide them related to University matters,” a statement from DU said.

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These new centres will save the time and energy of students who had to travel to North and South Campus of the university, the DU statement said.

These new centres are parts of the “University at your door” initiative of DU, as per the statement.

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Earlier, in August, DU had announced that it will establish a new college and facilitation centre at Fatehpur Beri. Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan was to lay the foundation stone of the college.

“The facilitation centre will enable the students of the University of Delhi, living in and around Bhatti Kalan Goan, to complete various administrative processes, including admission, examination etc., with ease without having to travel long distance,” the DU statement had said.

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Though the name of the new college was undecided, DU registrar Vikas Gupta had said in a press conference that they had decided to name the new college after Sushma Swaraj, the first woman Chief Minister of Delhi.

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