State Higher and Technical Education Minister Rajesh Tope informed the House that six acre land has been given by Thane Municipal Corporation (TMC) for administrative and academic buildings.
In 2012-13, Rs 5 crore provision was made and in 2013-14, Rs 6.5 crore has been provided.
The construction work is expected to be completed in nine months and management courses will be started first followed by nano technology, bio- technology, food processing and preservative courses.
The Mumbai University
has made available Rs 18.22 crore for filling up administrative vacancies.
The minister said the government would check with Mumbai university
as to why the construction work has been delayed and issue necessary directives.
was replying to a calling-attention notice that asked the government to avoid any delay in construction of a sub-centre in Thane
The local municipal corporation had allotted land for the sub-centre some years ago.
The announcement was made by higher and technical education minister Rajesh Tope in the Assembly on Wednesday.
State does not plan to lose the brand value that the university has.
"We have appointed a committee to decide on the location of several campuses affiliated to the university.
We want all the institutes to bear the name of University of Mumbai
," said Tope