- Ezrela Dalidia Fanai, NET Correspondent, Mizoram
The Governor of Mizoram – Dr. Hari Babu Kambhampati has laid the foundation stone for 6 Mizoram University sanctioned projects under the EWS program at its Tanhril Campus in Aizawl.
According to DIPR report, these 6 projects worth Rs 60.31 Crores were undertaken by Engineering Projects (India) Limited (EPIL). Out of these 6 projects, 4 buildings will be erected inside the campus of Mizoram University (MZU) and 2 buildings will be erected inside the campus of Pachhunga University, College Veng, Aizawl.
“Within the MZU campus, 1 Boys Hostel with a capacity of 100 places (Rs 10.7 Crore), 2 Girls Hostels with a capacity of 100 places each (Rs 21.28 Crore) and 1 Academic Building (Rs 15 Crore) will be built. While 1 academic building (Rs 7.46 Crore) and 1 boys hostels with a capacity of 50 places (Rs 5.85 Crore) will be constructed at the PUC campus. – informed the report.
Addressing the gathering, Kambhampati expressed sincere gratitude to the Government of India for boosting the serious efforts of the University to provide quality education to the students.
He also acknowledged that MZU has succeeded in becoming one of the best universities in the country.
The governor was very pleased to learn that MZU is one of the leading universities in the implementation of the National Education Policy (NEP) 2020, and stressed the need to develop skills and put the faculties the challenge of producing more and more job creators instead of educated jobs. applicants according to the NEP 2020 frameworks.
If the national institutional ranking framework is taken in context, Mizoram University was ranked 67 in the country for the year 2020.
The Times Higher Education Impact Rankings 2021 placed Mizoram University in the 601-800 rank among 1115 universities worldwide. During this time, it was ranked 21 among 49 universities in India and got 1st place in North East India. The university was also accredited ‘A’ by the NAAC in 2019.