• UNIVERSITY TO PROVIDE HIGHER LAW EDUCATION IN BORDER BELT
• CONSTRUCTION WORK OF THE UNIVERSITY WILL BE COMPLETED IN TWO YEARS AT A COST OF RS.278 CRORE
Chandigarh, September 3:
With the concerted efforts of Transport and Animal Husbandry Laljit Singh Bhullar, the Punjab Government has released Rs.6.75 crore as the first installment for the construction work of Sri Guru Tegh Bahadur State University of Law, Kairon near Patti district Tarn Taran.
Divulging further, Cabinet Minister Laljit Singh Bhullar said that this university, which will come up on 25 acres of land at a cost of Rs.278, will provide higher legal education to the students of the state, especially of the border districts of Tarn Taran, Amritsar, Ferozepur, Faridkot and Fazilka. “This will be the first higher educational institution of law studies in district Tarn Taran wherein students from other districts and states will get a higher legal education”, said the Minister.
The cabinet minister informed, during a first budget session of Mann government, he had demanded the release of a grant to complete the work of the university within the targeted two years and the Chief Minister S. Bhagwant Singh Mann has released Rs 6.75 crore as the first installment on priority, besides assuring that requisite funds will be provided to complete the project in a time-bound manner.
Expressing gratitude towards the Chief Minister S. Bhagwant Singh Mann and Finance Minister S. Harpal Singh Cheema, the Transport Minister said that the ongoing work of the boundary walls and administrative block of the Law University will be completed on a priority basis.