Delhi

IIT-D opens extension campus in Sonipat

To focus on research, innovation

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Tuesday inaugurated the extension campus of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)-Delhi, Technopark, at Sonipat.

Outreach campus

The IIT said that the Technopark with focus on research, innovation and product development where IIT-Delhi, industry and government agencies will collaborate to create advanced technological solutions. The extension campus will emerge as an outreach campus for quality development and will aid PhD students, IIT said.

Situated at the Rajiv Gandhi Education City (RGEC), the Technopark is a convention centre with an auditorium of seating capacity for nearly 500 persons, two lecture halls with a seating capacity of 100 persons and two conference rooms.

IIT in a statement said that there are space/facilities for start-ups’ incubation (150 & 366 sq ft units), corporate R&D labs (1,000 sq ft units) and sponsored R&D projects (1,000 sqf t units). Other facilities include aesthetically furnished suites (10 in number) and double-sharing rooms (140 numbers) as comfortable options for residential accommodation of delegates and participants for short or long-term stay.

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