Bhubaneswar: Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal “Nishank” today inaugurated the newly constructed Golden Jubilee Building of NIT Rourkela through the virtual mode.
The Golden Jubilee Building was planned to commemorate the completion of 50-years of the existence of NIT Rourkela.
Pokhriyal said that institutions like NIT Rourkela will play a significant role in implementation of National Education Policy (NEP).
The Union Minister described NIT Rourkela as a premier institution producing best brains for the country.
The building has added glory to the city of Rourkela as one of the tallest buildings around, he added.
The Union Minister informed that the building has been constructed at an approximate cost of Rs 95 crore and is entirely funded by the Ministry of Education.
The building spans across 7000 sqm, consists of a block with seven floors and a tower block of 14 floors, he added