Monday, March 12, 2012


Jammu, March-12 (Only Kashmir)- Minister for Higher Education, Mr. Abdul Gani Malik has said that 15 University Campuses are approved in the state, of which 9 campuses have been established.
This was stated by the Minister in reply to a question by Mr. Sajad Ahmed Kitchloo in Legislative Assembly today. He said that Rs. 98.87 crore have been allocated for infrastructure development of these campuses by UGC, of which Rs. 8.15 crore stands expended so far.
The Minister said that 101 kanals of land has been identified in Kishtawar for setting up of University Campus there and process of land execution is under way.
In reply to another question by Mr. Ajaz Ahmed Jan, the Minister informed the House that University Campus at Poonch was established in 2008. He said for construction of the complex about 61 kanals of land has been transferred to Jammu University and contouring has been also done.
The Minister said the work for construction of Poonch Campus has been allotted to PWD and execution of work is likely to be started shortly.(OK)


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