Tribune News Service
Chandigarh, December 2
Punjab Cabinet has approved the establishment of a world-class university campus by the Amity Education Group in Mohali’s IT-city, thus paving it as a major educational hub.
This decision was made during a Cabinet chaired by Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, here, through video conferencing.
The Cabinet also gave a nod to the draft of “The Amity University Ordinance 2020”, and authorized the Chief Minister to approve the final draft prepared by the Legal Remembrancer, without placing it again before the Cabinet.
An official spokesperson said after the meeting, that the self-financed private “Amity University Punjab”, being established as a high research and innovation-driven university on a 40-acre state-of-the-art campus, which would be developed at a prime location in Mohali, SAS Nagar, with an investment of Rs 664.32 crore over 5 years.
The university would become functional from the next academic year with