Central University of Karnataka (CUK) is set to launch its own new campus on 30 November 2013, in Kadaganchi Village in Gulbarga.
Human Resource Department Minister, M M Pallam Raju will be inaugurating the new campus of CUK.
Central Railway minister Mallikarjun Kharge, Chief minister Siddaramaiah, Higher Education minister R V Deshpande and District Minister Qamar-ul-islam will be the chief guests.
CUK was established on Gulbarga in 2009. Now the varsity plan to shift to its own new campus at Kadaganchi Village on the outskirts of Gulbarga city.
According to the available sources, administrative block and some other departments of CUK have already started functioning in its new campus.
The CUK new campus have spread over 653 acres of land. The remaining departments of the varsity will also be shifted to the new campus very soon.
Around 850 students were studying in various disciplines at CUK.
The university is functioning from its temporary premises at the IInd floor of Karya Soudha, Gulbarga University campus where the administrative office, classrooms, library, computer lab and other infrastructure is presently located.
It is one of the 16 new Central Universities established by the Government of India during the UGC 12th plan period to address to the concerns of ‘equity and access' and to increase the access to quality higher education by people in less educationally developed districts which have a Graduate Enrolment Ratio of less than the national average of 11%.