Punjab releases Rs 67 Cr for Health Sciences University

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Chandigarh, Apr 22 (UNI) The Punjab Government today sanctioned Rs 67 crore for construction of buildings of Baba Farid University of Health Sciences, Faridkot, which also includes Guru Gobind Singh Medical College.

Stating this here today, Medical Education and Research Minister Tikshan Sud said these projects were granted approval in the 76th Executive Committee meeting of Punjab Infrastructure Development Board and were scheduled to be completed within 12 months.

Medical Education Minister said that by releasing largest ever investment in the medical education sector in a single day, SAD-BJP government has fulfilled its promise to provide proper building to medical college and Baba Farid University.

Medical Education Secretary Jagjit Puri, giving the details of the project, said that Rs 43.26 crore would be spent on construction of 3 storied building of Guru Gobind Singh Medical Colleges with ultra modern facilities including CCTV. The Academic campus building of Baba Farid University would be constructed at the cost of Rs 11.20 crore whereas Senate Campus building of the University would be built at the cost of Rs 12.60 crore.

He said that three Nodal Committees have been constituted to supervise the construction of these projects.

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