GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF  HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT
LOK SABHA
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO 2091
ANSWERED ON   24.12.2018
Central University Kashmir
2091 . Abdullah, Dr. Farooq
Will the Minister of HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT be pleased to state:-
(a) whether the work on Central University Kashmir at Tullmula has been stopped in the
designated/identified site with the result the campus is non-functional at Ganderbal and the
Authorities are paying rent in crores to the rented buildings at Srignagr;
(b) if so, the details thereof; and
(c) the steps taken by the Government in this regard?
ANSWER
MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT
(Dr. SATYA PAL SINGH)

(a) to (c): The construction work on Central University of Kashmir at Tullmula was
stopped but it has now been resumed at the identified site. Seven departments of the
University are functional at Ganderbal District. Boys hostel and one girls hostel have also
been made functional at Ganderbal. University was paying a total monthly rent of Rs.
58,40,609/- as rent for the hired buildings at Srinagar and in view of the shifting of the
University from Srinagar to Ganderbal, the monthly rent has come down to Rs. 32,90,300/-
only.
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