The DU Social Centre Co-ed School saw an important milestone on October 17. Finally, the horizontal extension project of DU has formally launched. The vice chancellor of the university honoured the occasion by figuratively breaking ground and placing the stepping stone for the construction endeavour.
The DU Social Centre Co-ed School project work will cost around Rs. 27.21 crores. It will take around 15 months to complete this project as per the authorities. This substantial investment aims to improve the school’s facilities and effectively handle its expanding student body. Vice-Chancellor Yogesh Singh, from Delhi University (DU), emphasised the university’s unwavering commitment to providing students with a high-quality education. Moreover, He promised to provide the students all the essential resources. Also, He underscored that the forthcoming facility would effectively address the university’s existing challenge of insufficient building infrastructure in proportion to its student enrollment.
However, this advancement is a crucial step towards ensuring that it remains equipped to offer learners educational opportunities. Besides, It will ensure the assistance of the best possible quality in the years ahead. Already, there are now 600 students who have enrolled in kindergarten through tenth grade at the DU Social Centre Co-ed School. The school’s present design consists of two halls and eight rooms. Albeit, it is currently inadequate to hold all of the students. The new structure’s construction has anticipated to effectively address this issue. Furthermore, The new building will have 21 rooms total, four stories, a basement, and lots of space for the youngsters.
This expansion has set to provide a more comfortable and conducive environment for the students. It will allow them to study and engage in various activities without overcrowding. It represents progress in improving the educational environment at DU Social Centre Co-ed School. This will ultimately be advantageous to both the students and the school community.
At the Bhoomi Poojan, along with many other dignitaries from the university and school, Director of South Campus Prakash Singh had joined by the Registrar Vikas Gupta, Chief Engineer Anupam Srivastava, and Finance Officer Girish Ranjan. These prestigious people graced the occasion by being there.
Yogesh Singh also provided additional information, stating that the building will be erected on a plot spanning 16,754 square metres in area. This single-block structure has designed to encompass four floors, which includes the ground floor in addition to the basement level. The basement area of the building will span 697.0 square metres, providing valuable space for various purposes. The total built-up area, inclusive of features like the mumty and machine room, will extend to 3709.07 square metres, ensuring ample room for its intended functions.
The maximum height of the building, excluding the machine room, will reach 19.15 metres, emphasising the vertical utilisation of space. In total, the building will house 21 rooms, accommodating both classrooms and laboratories, serving as versatile spaces for academic and research purposes.
A lift will be placed in the building, according to the vice chancellor (VC), making it easier for the kids. This extension demonstrates a careful effort to increase accessibility and guarantee the safety of the young inhabitants. The installation of a lift improves the building’s operation and encourages inclusivity. It adheres to the principles of accessibility and universal design and recognises the varied demands of the inhabitants. By inaugurating DU Social Centre Co-edu School, the authority makes it apparent that it has committed to ensuring that every child can get around the facility easily and independently.