Patna: The Central University of South Bihar (CUSB) will run from its own campus at Panchanpur, Gaya, around 110km south of Patna, from the 2018-19 academic session.
The office of the university is functioning from the administrative building on the Gaya campus since July 2017. The university is functioning both from Gaya and a rented accommodation at Birla Institute of Technology (BIT) Patna.
CUSB vice-chancellor Harish Chandra Singh Rathore said: “The construction work of the new campus at Panchanpur is going on at a war-footing as the new academic session will start from its Gaya campus.”
The new campus that is coming up on 300 acres will be of world-class standards, which is zero discharge green campus complying with Green Rating for Integrated Habitat Assessment (Griha’s) five-norm rating.
The new campus will have small water bodies/fountains, rainwater harvesting/recharging ground water and sewage treatment plant, through which water will be recycled. Also the campus will use solar energy and biomass fuel for street lighting and water heating.
Sharing details about the second annual convocation that the varsity will hold on March 27 at the auditorium of BIT-Patna, Rathore said: “The new campus will have waste management system, under which the waste generated from the campus will be recycled for fuel.”
Under phase I, the university will have seven buildings, which includes, administrative building having offices of VCs, pro-VCs, registrar, examination controller, finance officials and other offices.
Courtesy: The Telegraph