• Aug 03, 2020 |

Skill Development & Industrial Training Department, Haryana

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  • Government has decided to set up Kalpana Chawla Medical University on 100 acres of land donated by the panchayat of village Kutail in Karnal district 13-12-2014

    Chandigarh, December 13–Committed to expanding medical education in the state, the Haryana Government has decided to set up Kalpana Chawla Medical University on 100 acres of land donated by the panchayat of village Kutail in Karnal district. The Director of Kalpana Chawla Medical College would present next month a concept paper on the university which would have all modern and quality medical services. This was announced by the Haryana Chief Minister, Mr. Manohar Lal, at a meeting held here today to review the progress on the construction of Kalpana Chawla Medical College. Various medical colleges, nursing colleges and dental colleges would be affiliated to the university. At least one medical college of 200 seats, a 750-1,000 bedded hospital, a dental college and some medical institutes would be set up on the area in coordination with the Central Government. Construction work on the university complex which would have facilities on par with any other medical institute located in big cities, would be completed in the next four-five years. Besides specialist centres, it would also have paramedical facilities.  The Chief Minister directed the officers to complete construction work on the Kalpana Chawal Medical College and Hospital in a time-bound manner. So far, a sum of Rs 143 crore has been spent on the construction of the college and hospital which would cost Rs 645 crore. The construction work on the 500-bedded hospital would be completed by 2015 and a medical college with 100 seats would be started with the approval of the Medical Council of India by the academic year 2016-17. After being set up in Kutail, the college would be moved to the university campus while the hospital would run in the city only. The Chief Minister directed that the road adjoining the Kalpana Chawla Medical College and Hospital should be widened by the Public Works (Building and Roads) Department to cope with traffic congestion. The Chief Minister was apprised of the fact that the work on covering the sewer along the college, had entered the final phase. Principal Secretary to Chief Minister, Mr. Sanjeev Kaushal, Additional Chief Secretary, Public Works (Building and Roads) Department, Mr. Hardeep Kumar, Principal Secretary, Urban Local Bodies Department, Mr. S.N. Roy and other senior officers were also present at the meeting. IPRDH-2014