Goverment issues allotments for construction of 20 new colleges buildings
GK NEWS NETWORK
Jammu, Jan 20: The Minister for Higher Education, Labour and Employment, Abdul Gani Malik has stressed for development of quality infrastructure in Educational Institutions to boost the higher education in the State on modern lines.
Speaking at a meeting convened to select the design for the construction of new College buildings besides allotment for construction to various agencies in the State at Women College Gandhinagar here today, he said that better infrastructure and congenial academic atmosphere in Educational Institutions was imperative to polish the talent of the student. He said more thrust is being given to education sector to make it in tune with emerging trends in education globally.
Threadbare discussions were held in the meeting to select the type of design for the construction of 20 Degree Colleges in the State.
While selecting the design, the Minister emphasized that each class room shall accommodate about 80 students and the library shall have accommodation for 100 students at a time adding that Science laboratories shall be designed in a way to suffice the requirements of the students.
Regarding the allotment of work for construction of College buildings to various agencies, it was decided in the meeting that Police Housing Corporation will take up the construction of College buildings at Kokernag, Nowshera, Khansahab and Pulwama while NBCC will construct the infrastructure at Women’s College Nawakadal, Saidapora, Banihal, Budhal, Jammu city and Bani. JKPCC was allotted the construction work of College buildings at Gurez, Tangdhar, Dharmari, Kilhotran, Chatroo, Sogam, Killam and Bishnah.
The Minister urged upon the construction agencies to initiate the construction work before 15th of February after completion of codal formalities so that the class-work in these buildings could be started before August 15th this year .
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