Haryana to set up science city at Rohtak
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Last Updated: Friday, December 31, 2010, 15:13
Chandigarh: Haryana government is planning to set up science centres at various places in the state, an official spokesman said on Friday.

A Science City in Rohtak, two centres of excellence at Hisar and Murthal and a Science Park at Kaithal is in the pipeline, the spokesman of Haryana Science and Technology Department said.

"A proposal to this effect has been submitted to the Union Ministry of Culture and Haryana Government has earmarked 30 acres of Sampla Municipal Committee land for the purpose," he said.

The Science City at Sampla in Rohtak would cost Rs 50 crore and it would be set up in collaboration with the Culture Ministry which will provide Rs 30 crore for the project, the spokesman said, adding, the state govenment also plans to set up a Science Park at Kaithal.

Out of the two centres of excellence, about Rs 2.34 crore will be allocated for Centre for Plant Biotechnology in Hisar, and Rs 1 crore for Renewable Energy Test Centre to be set up at Deen Bandhu Chhotu Ram University of Science and Technology in Murthal, he said.


First Published: Friday, December 31, 2010, 15:13

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