South Asian University is an International level University for SAARC country students. It is developing a full-fledged campus in Maidan Garhi. The University includes academic blocks, library, hostels, residences, gymnasiums, health center etc. The project is being developed in three construction stages. It will be overseen and managed by the Ministry of External Affairs. The capital cost of establishing the SAU is being provided by the Indian government, while all SAARC member countries share the operational costs in proportions that are mutually agreed upon.