Bhubaneswar: On the direction of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, Chairman 5T (Transformational Initiatives) & Nabin Odisha, VK Pandian today visited Satyabadi and reviewed the progress of 1st phase construction work of Odia University.
The first phase work being built in an area of 8.6acres, has a school of learning with a capacity of 200 students, one hostel block for male and one for female students with capacity for 32 students each, a scholar’s hostel for 16 scholars, library, cafeteria, an admin block and well developed kunda (water body).
During his visit, he inspected all the individual blocks, including progress on landscaping works and internal road works.
Pandian appreciated the architecture and construction work progress and instructed the authority to complete it by 15th of January.
The Odia University, a dream project of chief minister Naveen patnaik, is located near the famous vana vidyalaya ,Satyabadi.
The beautiful and serene campus of the university has successfully used Odia alphabets in its design and architecture.
The Odia University will be a center of excellence for research and development in Odia language.
The campus will be inaugurated by the chief minister during the last week of January 2024, Pandian informed.
Present at the review were Secretary, Higher Education, VC of the Odia University, Managing Director, OBCC; and other officials.