STOCK MARKET BSE NSE

Chikballapur Medical College to be built in two years, prices of nearby land hit roof

Deputy Commissioner R Latha said admissions are proposed to be taken up in the next academic year and classes will commence in the existing VTU Centre

Published: 24th September 2020 08:30 PM  |   Last Updated: 24th September 2020 08:30 PM   |  A+A-

Chikballapur DC R Latha going through the plans for the Medical College at the spot where it is coming up

Express News Service

CHIKBALLAPUR: The construction of the Chikballapur Government Medical College will be completed in two years and it will have all modern technologies, said Chikballapur Deputy Commissioner R Latha.

Speaking to The New Indian Express, the Deputy Commissioner R Latha said construction work for the government medical college in Aruru village of Chikballapur is in full swing.

The contractor has been asked to complete the work within the stipulated period. Accordingly, it is under progress with maximum workforce and machinery.

Giving details of the land, the deputy commissioner said 59 acres and 29 guntas have been allotted for the medical college at an estimated cost of Rs 610 crores.

Latha said admissions are proposed to be taken up in the next academic year and classes will commence in the existing VTU Centre. Later, classes will be shifted to the new block and the final call in this regard will be taken after a meeting with the Medical Education and district in charge Minister K Sudhakar.

The Deputy Commissioner also said once the medical college is set up, it will be a boon for the entire Chikballapur district. Besides, the surrounding districts of Kolar, Bengaluru Rural and even Andhra Pradesh's neighbouring district will improve.

According to sources, the land value in the surrounding Aruru village has hit the roof. None of the farmers are interested in selling their land following the decision to set up a medical college in the area. Some farmers who have land on the main road plan to construct accommodation with all facilities for students.

Meanwhile, several businessmen have approached owners to allot them land on a lease basis to build hotels and PG centres for the students.



Comments

Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

IPL_2020
flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp