Chancellor Naveen Jindal Commits Rs 1,000 Cr In Vision 2030 For Expansion Of ‘Institution Of Eminence’ JGU
The focus of the investment plan will be on academic, infrastructure development, creation of new world-class student facilities, hostels, schools, faculty offices and teaching facilities.
The Founding Chancellor of OP Jindal Global University (JGU), Naveen Jindal, has announced an elaborate investment plan of Rs 1,000 crore for sustained futuristic expansion of the University as per ‘JGU Vision 2030’ for the next decade. The Sonipat, Haryana-based JGU was recognized as an Institution of Eminence (IoE) by the Ministry of Education, Government of India in 2019.
The focus of the investment plan will be on academic, infrastructure development, creation of new world-class student facilities, hostels, schools, faculty offices and teaching facilities. A substantial commitment of financial resources for the JGU Vision 2030 by the Chancellor will bolster efforts to achieve financial, academic and physical outcomes that were laid down in its implementation plan of becoming an 'Institution of Eminence' that has global recognition and standing.
The Founding Chancellor of JGU, Mr Naveen said that “O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU) was established in memory of my father, Shri O.P. Jindal, as a centre of learning and academic scholarship to produce outstanding leaders in various walks of life. I am pleased to see that JGU is fulfilling its founding vision through intellectual excellence and sustained hard work by all students, faculty and staff members. In the JGU Vision 2030, we have laid plans to further build and develop the JGU campus. We will have offices for 1600 faculty members, housing facilities for more than 12,000 students, a world-class sports centre with shooting ranges totalling an investment of Rs 1000 crore.”
This year marks the 12th year of the Chancellorship of Naveen Jindal and Vice-Chancellorship of Professor (Dr) C Raj Kumar. The senior leadership of JGU has set out the JGU Vision 2030, which is aligned with the aspiration to climb up within the elite group of leading global universities and contribute to nation-building by producing the best and the brightest minds of the country.
On this momentous occasion, Professor (Dr) C Raj Kumar, the founding Vice-Chancellor of O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU) said that “It has been our steadfast commitment since the founding of JGU in 2009 to become a world-class teaching and research institution. Through commitment and dedication, JGU’s more than 830 faculty members, 6,600 students and its outstanding staff work towards this goal on a consistent basis. Our performance in the World University Rankings reflects the high quality of our multi-disciplinary teaching and research. Chancellor Naveen Jindal’s endorsement of the expansion plan and the significant financial investment of Rs. 1,000 crores for JGU for the new decade is the right impetus we needed to do even better. Chancellor Naveen Jindal's philanthropy and support not only provides thought leadership and the strength of resources but a strong commitment to retaining our first rank among private Indian universities.”
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