The Office of Asset & Development (OAD) was established on 27 December, 1973. Its function was not only as the ‘provider’ for the maintenance for the University but was also responsible for the ongoing campus planning, development, upgrading, renovations, space and vehicle booking services. The office is divided into 5 divisions namely: Maintenance & Upgrading Division, Development Division, Contract Division, Services Division and Administration & Human Resource Division. The Maintenance and  Upgrading Division is the largest division in terms of manpower and its scope of work. The division has 5 units which take care of all the aspects of maintenance concerning campus facilities, which include buildings, upgrading works, electrical and air-conditioning systems, water supply, waste management, infrastructures and landscaping. The Development Division is responsible for the planning of infrastructural facilities for UTM campus in order to meet the university requirements as well as the implementation of capital projects. At present, in the division there is a Project Unit which manages the construction of several projects under RMK9 budget amounting to nearly RM 1.0 billion. The other unit which is the Planning unit manages the budget submission for RMK 10 projects which was submitted to the Higher Education Ministry in November […]