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Soon at DU, cafes that are easy on your pocket

College students will soon be able to sit, discuss and debate issues over inexpensive food at open-air cafes at Delhi University's (DU) North Campus. DU is planning to open one indoor and three outdoor coffee shops that will serve coffee and refreshments at low rates.

delhi Updated: Dec 15, 2011 23:18 IST
Mallica Joshi

College students will soon be able to sit, discuss and debate issues over inexpensive food at open-air cafes at Delhi University's (DU) North Campus. DU is planning to open one indoor and three outdoor coffee shops that will serve coffee and refreshments at low rates.

"We plan is to make it a simple yet elegant affair. The arrangement we are looking at will be such that it attracts all students," said Dinesh Singh, vice-chancellor, DU.

The university has already identified three sites to set up the open-air cafes. "Three cafes will be behind the vice-chancellor's office, near the zoology department and in the Arts Faculty. We are still scouting for a location for the main indoor cafe," Singh added.

Even though the college canteens in North Campus are popular, students are excited about the decision.

"While no one can beat the mince at St. Stephen's and the keema dosa at D School, we don't get decent coffee anywhere on campus. If the coffee is good and not very expensive, it can turn out to be a great idea. Coffee shops in Kamla Nagar are not affordable for students," said Mahina Chauhan, a third-year student of Hindu College.

The university also plans to start mobile vans to serve refreshments to students. "There should be at least two vans that will serve affordable, healthy and tasty refreshments to students," Singh said.