Haryana government to open medical, law colleges in Panchkula

Besides, a scheme was also being prepared to start metro rail in tri-city (Chandigarh-Mohali-Paunchkula) which would benefit the people, Khattar said.

PTI| Updated: Apr 24, 2016, 23:46 PM IST
Haryana government to open medical, law colleges in Panchkula

Panchkula: Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Sunday said his government will open a medical college, a law college and a Sanskrit University in the town.

Besides, a scheme was also being prepared to start metro rail in tri-city (Chandigarh-Mohali-Paunchkula) which would benefit the people, he added.

The Chief Minister, addressing 'vikas rally' at Sector-16 here, also accepted most of the demands raised by local MLA Gian Chand Gupta.

He announced that the existing 100-bed civil hospital in the town will be upgraded to 300-bed capacity.

Also a polytechnic and multi-skill centre would be opened on five acres of land in sector-26, apart from a government senior secondary school on four acres of land in sector-25, Sanskrit Gurukul as well as Sanskrit University in Mansa Devi Shrine Board Complex, he said.

The Chief Minister assured that work for opening of National Institute of Fashion and Technology on 10 acres of land in Sector-23 would be started soon.

On the issue of granting permission for construction of first floor on booths allotted by HUDA, Khattar said department concerned would be asked to ease the norms in the larger interest of the people.

The demand pertaining to declaration of industrial area as commercial area would also be considered favourably, he added.

Khattar also said a survey is being conducted for rationalisation of property collector rates and increase in Floor Area Ratio (FAR) in the state. "This demand will be fulfilled very soon".

The Chief Minister said issue of construction of another bridge over river Ghaggar would be raised before the Punjab government.

He also said Prime Minister Narendra Modi will participate in International Yoga Day function to be held in Chandigarh on June 21.