Friday, July 18, 2008
The permanent campus of the IIT himachal will be located at Kamand, 16 kilometres from Mandi, where the government has selected 2,674 bighas. The administrative block of Mandi college, measuring 4,091 square metres (against 38,000 square feet asked by HRD ministry), has been made available to the Centre. For the director’s residence, the government has offered Mandhav Complex a HPTDC hotel right opposite the college. The hotel has 17 sets, besides a kitchen, hall and open places. The registrar’s residence and some other needs would also be met here.For the girls’ hostel, a PWD rest house having 18 rooms and a hall have been kept ready.The boys’ hostel will be located at Drang.