Mandi, April 4
Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur today inaugurated a girls’ hostel at Government Polytechnic College, Sundernagar, in Mandi district constructed at a cost of Rs 3.25 crore.
He said the hostel had been constructed in a record time of 16 months. He appreciated the efforts of the BSNL, executing agency of the project. He said the hostel would provide better boarding facilities to about 69 girls. It had been equipped with all modern facilities. He said with the construction of the hostel, the long-pending demand of the students of the Polytechnic College had been fulfilled.
“The government is committed to strengthen the existing educational institutions in the state so that students can get better educational facilities,” he added.
Later, the Chief Minister also inspected under-construction makeshift prefabricated hospital at Bhangrotu in the district and directed the officials concerned to ensure time-bound completion of the project. — TNS