CM Approved JKR’s Instructions to Temporarily Close Unisel Hostel


IJOK, Jan. 4: Chief Minister, Tan Sri Abdul Khalid Ibrahim approved the instructions to clear the University of Selangor (Unisel) Bestari Jaya Campus hostel, which was not by the management of Unisel, but rather the decision of Public Works Department (JKR) and the Local Authority (PBT).

This is because studies have shown that the water channel system which should have been connected to the main pool is in faulty condition, resulting in underground reservoirs.

“This problem has been occurring for more than two years,” he said at a news conference.

Yesterday, Unisel Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Anuar Ahmad informed that for safety measures, 2,000 Unisel students residing in the Bestari Jaya hostel have been moved to off-campus residences.

The measure was taken to make way for repair works around the campus area which is expected to take about 12 months.

On December 20, it was reported that, upon request by Unisel, the Public Works Department (JKR) Maintenance Division conducted a survey around the hostel area at the Unisel Bestari Jaya Campus.

The survey found that the land is suffering from serious sediment that is disrupting the smooth running of sewage, drainage and underground cable systems.

Following that, on December 26, JKR suggested that repair works be conducted quickly and the hostel building should be vacated of its occupants.

Hence, the State Government has allocated RM20 million for repairs of the hostel if Jana Niaga Sdn Bhd (JNSB) refuses to assume responsibility.

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