Chandigarh, May 16 -- Two years after the fire gutted first floor of administrative block at Panjab University, the accounts department is yet to be officially shifted to that floor. The building has been renovated and different branches of the accounts department are temporarily working on the floor in a scattered manner.

On the night of May 14, 2017, fire broke out on the first floor of Dewan Anand Kumar Hall, which housed the accounts department that deals with salary, examinations, payments, grants, planning and budget of the university.

Executive engineer RK Rai said, "The civil repair work has already been completed. The tender for the work stations will be matured after the model code of conduct is lifted and will be done in 60 da...