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    Haryana to have mini-knowledge city

    Chandigarh (PTI): Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Friday said that the State government has decided to develop a 'Mini Knowldge City' at Hisar in Public Private Participation Mode and to set up four State Level Technical Institutes at Rohtak for providing technical education of international standard to the youth of the State.

    Presiding over a meeting to review the progress of various Technical and Industrial Training Institutes of the State here, the Chief Minister said that the New Mini Knowledge City would include the professional job-oriented courses such as Leather Technology, Sugar Technology, Aeronautics, Air Craft Maintenance, Metallurgy, Paper and Pulp Technology, Animation and Graphics Design, Tourism and Management, Para Medical and Bio Technology.

    The Chief Minister said the Union government was actively considering to set up Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) in Haryana for imparting the latest and upto date knowledge of Information Technology to the youth.

    He said that the State Government had also decided to set up four State Level Technical Institutes namely State Institute of Design and Fashion Technology, State Institute of Film and TV, State Institute of Fine Arts and State Institute of Professional Studies for Women at a cost of Rs. 90 crores at Rohtak.

    These four Institutions will start functioning from July, 2009, he added. The Chief Minister said that with a view to provide qualitative techical education and technical knowhow the State Government had decided to set up these institutes to help the youth of the State in providing them ample job opportunities.


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