Government College To Get Girls Hostel & Library Soon, Minister Hands Over Cheque Of Rs. 2.37 Cr.
Both Projects To Be Completed At A Cost Of Approximately Rs. 6.60 Cr : Sunder Sham Arora
5 Dariya News
Hoshiarpur , 09 Jan 2021
Punjab Industries & Commerce Minister Sunder Sham Arora has handed over cheque worth Rs. 2,37,50000 for the ongoing construction of Girls Hostel and Library in local Government College and said that both the projects would be completed soon thus ensuring requisite facilities for students pursuing higher education.Handing over cheque to principal and other staff members of Government College, Sunder Sham Arora said that construction of these projects would be accomplished by March 31, 2021 with total cost of nearly Rs. 6.60 crore. He said that after earlier two instalments of funds to the tune of Rs. 1 crore and Rs. 50 lakh, the State Government had now provided another funds worth Rs. 2.37 crore. He also The remaining funds would also be ensured when needed in future, said the Minister adding that the Girls Hostel would be constructed at a cost of Rs. 4.19 crore and Library, with ultra-modern facilities, at a cost of Rs 2.41 crore.Elaborating the endeavours of Punjab Government to further strengthen the infrastructure in higher education institutes, Sunder Sham Arora said that the State is developing new 12 Government Colleges and the construction of buildings in eight colleges was under progress. The Minister said that for the Girls Hostel and Library in Government College, the State had already provided funds of Rs. 1 crore and Rs. 50 lakh respectively. He said that the Girls Hostel would provide hostel accommodation to over 100 girls students.Prominent amongst those present on the occasion included Incharge Principal Dr Avinash Kaur, Retd Principal Dr Paramjit Singh, Retd. Principal Satnam Singh, Bharti Sethi, Dr. Rajesh Kumar, Dr Jaswinder Kaur, Dr Jasveera Minhas and Parvinder Kaur.