Rupnagar, Dec. 3 -- Stone-carved pillars which are inspired by the Indus Valley Civilisation have been constructed at Indian Institute of Technology(IIT) Ropar.

They have been constructed at a budget of around Rs.4 crore at the entrance of the permanent campus of the institute which is situated on the bank of the Sutlej river.

Stone Oasis, a company based in Jaipur, designed the four pillars.

The project, supported by the Archaeological Survey of India, is a homage to the intellectual progress and excellence achieved in Ropar, which is home to the new IIT campus and stands over the roots of the Indus Valley Civilisation.

It was executed in-house by the Stone Oasis team with the assistance of several Jaipur-based craftsmen and artisans...