Rabindra Dhungel, 15 september 2020. Kathmandu University is set to establish Nepal Technology Innovation Center (NTIC). The foundation stone has been laid at the central campus of the university in Dhulikhel on Monday for the construction of a special building for the center.
A statue of the building has been unveiled during the special program organized for the foundation stone and the official website of the center has also been launched. The program was attended by prominent personalities, university officials, mayors, heads of district offices and others.
The building, which will be constructed in an area of 3,117 square meters, is being constructed under the Integrated Rural Development Project run with the support of the South Korean government. Out of the 10 million (Rs. 1.18 billion) received for the project, about 4 million (about Rs. 470 million) will be spent on the building.
Established with the objective of conducting world-class research in the fields of agriculture and rural development, alternative and renewable energy and health, the center is also believed to play a significant role in related technologies. Detailed information about this can be obtained from the website of this organization.