New mathematics institute complex inaugurated in Orissa

July 23rd, 2008 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS  

Bhubaneswar, July 23 (IANS) Orissa Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Wednesday inaugurated a new campus complex of Institute of Mathematics and Applications (IMA) built by Tata Steel on the outskirts of the state capital. The 7000 sq metre complex, designed by architect Karan Grover, was constructed in 23 acres of land with an investment of Rs.140 million. The facility would house 96 students who would undertake higher research in mathematics.

The institute will also have facilities like computer labs, class rooms, library rooms as well as residential accommodations for the faculty and researchers.

The Institute of Mathematics and Applications Complex is not the first such education infrastructure by Tata Steel in Bhubaneswar, a company release said.

Earlier, the institute had facilitated the complexes of Pathani Samanata Planetarium and XIMB in the state capital in addition to 200 numbers of schools and colleges that it had facilitated in the state over last 10 years, the release added.

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