Lucknow University (LU) has decided to the wifi enabling process soon to provide both old and second campuses along with the hostels and residences as well the college fine arts and crafts Wi-Fi facility in the next four months.
In a meeting for Wi-Fi-enabling on campus held on June 3 officials confirmed that the process is on track and campus will be fully Wi-Fi enabled before November 2016 . It will take up the survey and an assessment conducted by the National Informatics Center (nic) required for implementing the project.The agency for putting up the network on the two campuses will also be finalized by the university . According to LU Vicechancellor SB Nimse, University is aiming to finish the Wi-Fi work within four months so that the facility can be made available to the students in the coming academic session.
The university has received a grant of Rs 1 crore from Rashtriya Uchchatar Shiksha Abhiyan (RUSA) for the purpose . A lot of time would go in laying of single mode cables on the old campus. The second campus already has such cables,“ said an LU official.
The university has been divided into 11 modules. To start with, the computer centre would be equipped with Wi-Fi routers followed by the science block, arts quadrangle, commerce block, administrative block, Arts College, old campus hostels, second campus hostels, the administrative block and the residential area.
Source: Rahul Pandey, City Journalist - Lucknow, CollegeDekho