Encouraged by the new favorable investment environment in Punjab and the increased thrust of the state government on education, the Amity University has proposed to set up a state-of-the-art university in Mohali. A delegation of the university led by President, Amity Education Group, Dr. Atul Chauhan met Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh here on Thursday and shared their plans to set up a campus for 20,000 students at a total investment to the tune of Rs 1000-1500 crores. Giving details of the meeting, an official spokesperson said the delegation plans to set up the university over 50 acres of land in Mohali, for which they had already been shown some sites in and around Mohali. The final site was yet to be finalized, the delegation apprised the Chief Minister. Amity was looking at setting up a Science-focused university, with a multi-disciplinary approach, the delegation informed the Chief Minister, adding that they proposed to offer flexibility in structuring of courses as per the requirements of the students.
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