Khattar approves state university, Sanskrit college

Chandigarh: In a major boost to state’s higher education, the Haryana government today approved one state university, nine government colleges and a Sanskrit college, state Education Minister Ram Bilas Sharma said here.

“The aim of present State Government is to provide qualitative education to the students especially to the girls,” Sharma said in an official release after a review meeting of Higher Education Department presided over by Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar.

While the State University would be set up in village Kakrola of Gurgaon, the Sanskrit college would be set up at Mata Mansa Devi Complex in Panchkula and would be run by Mata Mansa Devi Shrine Board.

Besides, Khattar also approved nine new government Colleges at Kalanwali and Rania in district Sirsa, Bilaspur and Radaur in Yamunanagar district, Badoli and Mandkola in Palwal of Faridabad district, Raipurrani in district Panchkula, Manesar in Gurgaon and Mohna in Ballabhgarh in Faridabad.

The work to commence law classes in government college Panchkula, affiliated by Kurukshetra University, is also underway, Sharma said, adding a university team had inspected the proposed site and submitted its report.