Mamata announces plans for developing Howrah distt

Howrah: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday announced a slew of measures for the development of Howrah district.

Stating that a medical college would be set up in the district, Banerjee said the ESI Hospital at Uluberia would be upgraded to a 300-bedded one.

Steps would be also taken to check recurring flood in Udaynarayanpur block, she told reporters after the meeting in which 12 ministers, Chief Secretary Samar Ghosh, Home Secretary G D Gautama and top officials of Horwah district were present.

Roads in bad condition would be repaired while the Domjur stadium would be modernised, she said.