GS Bali technical education minister has emphasized the need for the finalization of all formalities to start Hydro Engineering College at Bandla in Bilaspur district, to set up with both the Government of India and H.P. Government.
The land needed for the college has already assigned in the name of Technical Education department, and the expected cost of development was about Rs,100 crores.
Secretary (Power) Government of India, P.K. Pujari, Tarun Shridhar, Additional Chief Secretary, Sanjay Gupta, Principal Secretary, Technical Education, NTPC, H.P. Govt and other senior officers of NHPC and Power Ministry Govt. of India were also present at the meeting.
The foundation stone would be laid down in March 2016, and the work will be completed within one and half years.
Piyush Goyal confirmed that efforts would be made to make Hydro Engineering College as a model of Engineering Colleges in the country. He also emphasized for keeping quality education for which consultancy services will be taken from some reputed engineering institute of the country.