Haryana to set up govt college in Panipat

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Panipat, Jan 20 (UNI) Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda today announced to open a government college here after identifying a suitable site in the town.

"The college will fulfil a long standing demand of the people of this area," Mr Hooda said while addressing a public meeting here in new Subji Mandi.

Promising to change the scenario of Panipat, the CM said a Rs 36 crore plan had been prepared for remodeling of Panipat Drain Number- one which will solve the problems of sewerage and waterlogging in this historical town.

He said that the government had also submitted a proposal involving an extimated expenditure of Rs 204 crore to the World Bank for canal-based drinking water supply scheme in the town as the level of ground water level has depleted considerably in last decade.

Claiming that the state government had been executing several development projects in Panipat district he said that the construction work of Rs 418 crore Elevated Highway on GT Road in the town was being completed on war-footing and was likely to be completed by March this year.

A mini-secretariate and a judicial complex were also being constructed at a cost of Rs 24.63 crore in the town, he said adding that the government had sanctioned a project of Rs 10.15 crore under 'Sampooran Savachhta Abhiyan' for developing 134 villages of this district as 'Nirmal Grams'.

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