Chandigarh to have second medical college

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Manoj Kumar Parida

Chandigarh, January 26 : Chandigarh administration is working on a new proposal for a second medical college, UT administrator Manoj Kumar Parida, said at the Republic Day celebrations held at Parade Ground Sector 17 on Sunday.

Parida, who hoisted the national flag and handed awards for various contributions to society, said that medical college intake had been increased from 100 to 150 seats.

The administration had already constructed a new sports complex in Sector 39 to improve the sports infrastructure, and a “world-class” shooting range was also in the pipeline.

Parida announced that the Chandigarh Municipal Corporation will soon launch a mechanism for approving building plans online.

The administration has announced a holiday for all government and private schools on Monday.

What’s been done

New sports complex

194 km cycle track

Removing vendors from Sector 17

Getting 29 MGD water from Kajauli

A new sports complex in Sector 39

What’s still underway

Garbage removal from Dadumajra

Construction of houses for Punjab, Chandigarh, Haryana government employees

What’s in the pipeline

Second medical college

Online transfer policy

Online building approval project

New shooting range