Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Mandi celebrated the Ground Breaking for the construction of hostels and faculty residences in its North Campus at Kamand on 8th October 2013.
The current work involves the construction of 152 residential multistoried apartments for faculty. Each apartment is expected to be 1,700 square feet in area and it would have three bedrooms with attached bathrooms, a kitchen, and a living room. Also, the north campus is expected to provide hostel accommodation and dining facility for 1,500 undergraduate and graduate students studying at IIT Mandi.
This project would cost approximately INR 180 crores and it is expected to be completed in the next two years. On this occasion, Prof. Timothy A. Gonsalves, Director IIT Mandi, Dr. R. C. Sawhney, Registrar IIT Mandi, Dr. Anand Srivastava (Dean (Infrastructure) IIT Mandi, Mr. K. N. Rai Advisor, Er. A. K. Jain Advisor, Er. Sudhir Kumar ADG CPWD, Mr. A. K. Rastogi CPM, and Mr. Prag Shah, Vice President of HR Deptt of M/S Supreme Infrastructure Ltd., were present.
The total gross floor area of this construction in North campus is expected to be 73,500 square meters. It would provide shelter for 1,500 students, 150 faculty, and about 300 technical and admin staffs. The current construction in the north campus is expected to accommodate the Institute’s growth until about 2018.