As per the primary master plan for the new campus, the varsity will construct an academic block and staff quarters in the first phase.
But with the COVID-19 outbreak, the university decided to keep the hiring process on hold. Currently, 59 posts are lying vacant.
Deputy Registrar UC Pati said an amount of Rs 3 crore has been sought from the State Government for construction of the boundary wall.
The Odisha Centre for Geriatrics and Gerontology will be first of its kind in the State
University sources said that a draft design for the campus has also been forwarded to the Government for approval.
The new academic ‘Annex’ building is being constructed over an area of 756 square metre and will have 15 new classrooms.
Better infrastructure and research facilities has helped Gangadhar Meher University get more PhD students this year compared to the last academic session.
A year after announcing to launch a course on happiness, the university has postponed its plan due to delay in faculty recruitment.
GMU has been expanding significantly since its upgradation in 2015. However, there are several infrastructure deficiencies obstructing future projects.