Delhi University is all set to get a new girls college soon, as per the latest announcement. Delhi Government led by AAP’s Arvind Kejriwal has allotted a piece of land around the Fatehpur Beri area in South Delhi for setting up of the college campus. The new college will be an all-girls degree college, which will be set up as part of Delhi University’s South Campus. As per the latest update, Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal has granted his approval to the allotment of land for the college.
As per the official communication from KS Meena, director (panchayat), Delhi to DU’s vice-chancellor Yogesh Tyagi, a total of 40 bighas of land in Fatehpur Beri has been assigned from the Gaon Sabha land for setting up of the new college campus.
According to media reports, the college will have a residential facility for staff and faculty, hostel facility for the students along with a sports complex. According to the terms and conductions laid the allotment of land has been made free of cost on the basis of a lease of 99 years. The university will have to obtain a prior sanction from the DDA/MCD before erecting the structures even if it is temporary on the land allotted.
As per reports the protection of the land will be the responsibility of the university from any type of encroachment and the university will also have to submit the site plan to the government of Delhi which has given the land on lease and also maintain the open space around the boundary wall by planting trees.
The University of Delhi has under it close to 90 colleges which have been divided into different campuses. The North Campus of Delhi University houses some of the top colleges of the university which include St Stephens College, Hindu College, Miranda House, Kirori Mal College, Ramjas College to pick a few.
South Campus of Delhi University includes colleges such as Lady Shri Ram College, Gargi College, Kamla Nehru College, Jesus and Mary College popularly known as JMC, etc.