PM inaugurates Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya Institute of Archaeology at Greater Noida

  • The Prime Minister Narendra Modi on March 9, 2019  inaugurated the Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya Institute of Archaeology at Greater Noida in Uttar Pradesh. He also unveiled a statue of Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya at the campus and paid floral tributes.  
  • The Prime Minister said that the country’s biggest airport is being built in Jewar, in Uttar Pradesh. Once completed, Jewar airport will not only bring ease of living but also will be economically beneficial to Uttar Pradesh.
  • Inaugurating the Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya Institute of Archaeology, Prime Minister said that the institute will provide modern amenities for research scholars and students from India and all over the world.
  • The state-of-the-art institute, built at an estimated cost of Rs. 289 crore is spread  over 25 acres. The 3 star ultra modern green building of the Institute is equipped with all latest technologies. The Institute comprises of an auditorium with seating capacity of 1000 people, an open air theatre and an Archaeological Museum.
  • The Institute of Archaeology (IA) is an academic wing of ASI under the Ministry of Culture.
  • In the Institute , the students are provided with a supportive, enthusiastic and challenging academic atmosphere which enables them to achieve their full potential in the field of Archaeology.

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