Medical college’s construction delayed: Sangrur admn looking for temporary place to start classes next yr

With the development of Sant Attar Singh State Institute of Medical Sciences at Mastuana Sahib in Sangrur getting delayed over a land dispute, the native administration is on the lookout for a brief place to begin MBBS courses from subsequent session.

The analysis and schooling division has deliberate to initially supply 100 MBBS seats on the school, which can come up on 25 acres in Mastuana Sahib at a value of 345 crore.

In August, Punjab chief minister Bhagwant Mann had laid the muse stone for the faculty and introduced that will probably be practical from April 1, 2023.

Nevertheless, after the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) approached the Punjab and Haryana excessive court docket with the declare that the land belongs to them, the court docket later in August ordered a establishment on the faculty’s development.

In the meantime, locals have been protesting outdoors the residence of former SGPC president Gobind Singh Longowal at Longowal city right here over the committee’s failure to withdraw the case, which the protesters say the committee had promised.

Jaswant Singh, who’s main the protest, stated, “The SGPC had organised a press convention just a few weeks again and promised to withdraw the case, however they’re but to take action. The SGPC is taking part in politics to cease the development of the faculty and we won’t let that occur.”

Sangrur deputy commissioner Jitendra Jorwal, stated, “Although the faculty’s development has been delayed, we are going to begin courses from the subsequent tutorial session. We’re on the lookout for an appropriate place. The case will come up for listening to subsequent on November 30 and we’re hopeful of a optimistic end result.”

SGPC president Harjinder Singh Dhami didn’t reply to repeated calls and messages.

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