Punjab govt grants Rs 5 cr for PU

After finding a place in the Union Budget,Panjab University has been sanctioned another special grant of Rs 5 crore by the Punjab government.

Written by Express News Service | Chandigarh | Published:July 11, 2009 2:30 am

After finding a place in the Union Budget,Panjab University has been sanctioned another special grant of Rs 5 crore by the Punjab government. During the Assembly session on Friday,Punjab Finance Minister Manpreet Badal announced that the funds were granted on the request of Vice-Chancellor Professor R C Sobti.

Talking to Newsline,Professor Sobti said: “It is a real honour that our request has been acknowledged by the Punjab Government and I hope this continues in the future too. The money would be used to arrange infrastructure for vocational courses run by the university.” On July 6,the Central government had announced a grant of Rs 50 crore for the Panjab University.

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