Students in Chhapra dreaming to pursue engineering courses will no longer have to leave their home.
Chief minister Nitish Kumar will inaugurate Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Narayan Engineering Institute on the premises of Jai Prakash University on September 8.
The campus of the engineering college is spread across 40 acres. The administrative block, admission office, library, laboratory, workshop hall, classrooms and the computer rooms have been constructed over 36 acres.
There will be two hostels to accommodate 100 boys and one for as many girls.
Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Narayan Engineering Institute principal Anil Kumar Singh said the students can pursue civil engineering, mechanical engineering, electronics, electrical and computer science and engineering at the institute. Each faculty would have 60 seats.
“The first phase of counselling and admission of 200 aspirants has been done and the second phase will be over soon. Once the chief minister inaugurates the college, classes will begin immediately,” the principal added.