CHENNAI: Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa has declared open the new spacious complex for Dr Ambedkar Law University with all modern facilities for students and faculties, built at a total cost of `59.27 crore.
The new complex is located on 25 acres at Perungudi-Kottivakkkam village.
The Chief Minister inaugurated it through video conferencing.
Ambedkar Law University, an exclusive institution for legal studies and the first of its kind in South Asia, was established by Jayalalithaa. Seven government law colleges and one self-financing law college have been affiliated to this university. The School of Excellence in Law of this university has been functioning in a small place (4.82 acres) on Greenways Road. Hence, the Chief Minister announced construction of a new complex for the university with more buildings for UG and PG courses, hostels and other facilities.
Fifty air-conditioned classrooms, a computerised library with 50,000 books, computer facilities which can be used by 180 students at a time, e-library for research, wi-fi zone for the entire complex, three seminar halls for each building, model court hall, and two hostels with 75 rooms each are the highlights of the new complex.