CM lays foundation stone of Government Engineering College

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The Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister, Virbhadra Singh at the foundation stone laying ceremony of Government Engineering College at Massal, near Nagrota Bagwan, in District Kangra on Saturday.

Dharmshala, February 15, 2014: The Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister, Virbhadra Singh laid  the foundation stone of Government Engineering College at Massal, near Nagrota Bagwan, in District Kangra on Saturday. This Collage will be constructed at a cost of Rs.90.05 crore.
The college would be made functional from the academic session 2014-15. It would have three courses with intake capacity of 60 students each in Mechanical Engineering, Electronics & Communication Engineering and Civil Engineering.
Speaking on his occasion Chief Minister said that the State had witnessed literacy revolution and has achieved a literacy rate of 82.80 percent, which was higher than the National average of 74.04 percent.
Singh said, “Himachal Pradesh had emerged as role model not only for hill States but also for bigger States in the country and had achieved many milestones of development in various fields.”
Earlier the Chief Minister laid the foundation stone of augmentation of  Drinking Water Supply Scheme for Nagrota town to be constructed at a cost of Rs.1 crore, It would benefit 11,340 people of the area. He also laid the foundation stone of augmentation of Drinking Water Supply Scheme for Changer area Uparli Kothiyan Part-I, Uparli Kothiyan part-II, Uparli Kothiyan Part-III, Samloti, Ustahen, Lungna-Mangrela and Thana Vadgran to be constructed at a cost of Rs. 414.39 lakh benefiting 18,544 people of the area. He also inaugurated Bridge over Plora Khhad on Chughera to Kandi road constructed at a cost of Rs. 141 lakh.
The Chief Minister assured to accept the demands  like opening a IPH Division Office at Nagrota, PHC at Jheen, Science Block at Seera Thana, Balugaloa, Baroh and Sunhi and upgrading Hatwas, Thana, Bargroh and Baldhar schools.
Local minister GS Bali said that Congress governments had set up many important offices such as Himachal Pradesh State Education Board, Dr. Rajendera Prashad Medical College, Tanda, Vidhan Sabha at Tapovan besides many schemes, in the District.
Food & Civil Supplies and Transport Minister, G.S. Bali thanked the Chief Minister for laying the foundation stone of Government Engineering College, Nagrota Bagwan. //dharamsala news update, dharamsala information, dharamsala news, himachal news online, himachal news kangra, himachal news in english, himachal news today, himachal news, india news, world news,

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Saturday, February 15, 2014