The Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh today announced that first academic Session of new Chamba Medical College likely to commence from this year. He was addressing a public meeting at Killar headquarters of Pangi subdivision today. He said that the State Government is opening three new Medical colleges in the State and MBBS classes in Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru Government Medical College, Chamba is likely to commence from this academic session.
The land for the construction of medical college had been identified at Sarol where the sheep breeding farm was housed at present. Blaming BJP for ignoring the area in terms of development and said it was the habit of BJP to take credit of works done by the Congress. He alarmed the people not to fall prey to the nefarious designs of the BJP in assembly elections as many leaders in BJP would try to lure the voters. He said that a notification had been issued for starting science classes in government college Pangi at Killar and the vacancies in the science streams would be filled on priority.
The Chief Minister also announced to construct the hostel for both boys and girls of Government Senior Secondary Schools (GSSS) at Dharwas and Purthi and another hostel for girls of GSSS Saach. Mr. Singh said that the construction of Micro Hydel Projects ‘Maahlu Nallah’ Phase-II and one at Dharwas would only be considered on the basis of viability and after conducting a survey.