Shri Dharmendra Pradhan, Education Minister, Government of India inaugurated the Boys Hostel and Lecture Hall built by NBCC for IIT Bhubaneswar, Odisha. The landmark project comprises of Boys Hostel-3 (Ground + 7 floors) with a capacity of 860 Rooms and a modern Lecture Hall Complex-3 (Ground + 2 floors) with a capacity 2040 seats.
The academic design of the Lecture Hall Complex has been constructed with green features for energy conservation along with latest facilities of smart class-rooms in the Institute. Professor R.V. Rajakumar, Director, IIT Bhubaneswar; Shri Ranjan K. Mohapatra, Chairman of SDI; Shri A.K. Shome, GM/SBG-Head NBCC, Odisha and senior officials from both the organisations were present at the ceremony. The company being a major implementing agency of the Government of India has successfully implemented various iconic projects including academic buildings of Central/State Universities, IITs and IIMs across the nation.