Supporting Infrastructure

24 Hr. Power Back-Up
In order to ensure 24 hr electricity supply to the campus the University has installed four diesel generating sets, Having ensured the availability of continuous power supply, the University has gone for high technological systems and sophisticated laboratories.

  • 125 KVA for Boys & Girls Hostel
  • 320 KVA for Academic Block, Research Labs, Faculty Houses and Health Care Centre
  • 320 KVA & 63 KVA for admin Block
Wind Mills & Solar-Wind Energy Hybrid Units
Keeping in view the dire needs of the university to have continuous electrical supply and to avoid the frequent power cuts, the University is laying great importance to use solar energy. Already the University has got installed two 5KW Solar-Wind Energy Hybrid Systems with 75% subsidy from Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), Government of India. The systems will ensure uninterrupted power supply for tube lights, fans and computers. 
The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has also approved 50% subsidy for the installation of 60 KW SPV Solar Roof Top System for the university. It is being installed and commissioned through Punjab Energy Development Agency (PEDA) with a total estimated cost of Rs. 150 lacs.

Solar Lights
The Central University of Punjab is environment friendly. All the street lights in its 35 acre city campus are on solar cells.
Video Conferencing
University have a modern video conferencing facility (Polycom) through which delegates from 3 different locations across the world can concurrently exchange video and audio. This facility will make it possible for the CUPB community to participate in national/international conferences, training programs and so on, and students can attend lectures offered by outstation teachers.
Biometric System
The university has installed a Biometric attendance system for staff members. It uses a fingerprint recognition system to verify a staff member's identity and records the time-in and time-out along with all other required details.
Brackish Water Reverse Osmosis Plant
One Brackish Water Reverse Osmosis Plant is working in university campus. Total capacity of this plant is 4000 LPS (Lltre Per Day). This plant is developed and fabricated by CSIR-CSMCRI Bhavnagar, Gujarat (India).
Sewage Treatment Plant
Two sewage treatment plants (STPs) are working in university campus based on floating aerated bed technology. The total capacity of treated water each of plant has 50 kilolitres per day.