Haryan govt to set up 3 new Universities

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Sonipat, Jan 29 (UNI) The Haryana government has plans to set up three universities- a Central University, a Medical University at Rohtak and a Defence University to provide quality and professional education of world standard.

This was disclosed by Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda while addressing the Silver Jublee function of Hindu Girls College here today.

He said that realising the importance of girls and technical education , the state government had opened a Mahila University at Khanpur Kalan and Science and Technology University at Murthal. He informed that Rajiv Gandhi Education City was being set up to provide world standard education to the students of the state and 25 per cent of seats in this City would be reserved for the students of Haryana and out of these five per cent would be on full fee concession and 10 per cent each on 50 and 25 per cent fee concession respectively.

The Chief Minister claimed that Haryana was the first state in the country to introduce semester system in the schools and EDUSAT network in the country. He disclosed that all the government schools, colleges and technical institutes were being connected to EDUSAT and "it will be the biggest network in Asia".

Referring to the demands of the Management Committee of Hindu Education Society, the Chief Minister announced grant of Rs 11 lakh for air-conditioning of the college auditorium and assured to provide accommodation in the Rajiv Gandhi Education City for opening a technical wing by the Society.

On the occasion, the Chief Minister also distributed prizes among the meritorious students of the college.


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