DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICAL PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT
The Department of Physical Planning and Development is one of the Non-Teaching Departments of the University under the office of the Vice Chancellor. It is the Technical hub of the University with particular reference to construction activities. It is therefore made up of construction industry professionals like Architects, Engineers, Planners, Quantity Surveyors etc.
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- To provide functional, efficient and cost effective infrastructural services conducive for working and learning for the University.
- Upholding the University Master Plan to create aesthetically pleasing environment through a dedicated work force
The Department is saddled with the following responsibilities:
- Planning of University Infrastructure.
- Overseeing the development activities of the University with strict adherence to the approved master plan.
- Coordinating the activities of construction service providers.
- Advising on policies and programmes relating to the University Master plan and its implementation
- Vetting contractual claims and advising the Vice Chancellor on same.
- Ensuring compliance with construction contract agreements.
- Serving as internal consultants on selected works.
- Communicating and liaising with critical University stakeholders on physical development matters.
- Carrying out other duties that may be assigned by the Vice Chancellor.
The Department is headed by the Director and assisted by two Deputy Directors for the day to day running of the department.
The Department though inadequate has qualified and experienced professionals in various discipline. This include:
- Civil/Structural Engineers
- Electrical Engineers
- Mechanical Engineers
- Quantity Surveyors
- Estate Managers