Haryana government announced to set up Kalpana Chawla Medical University at 100 acres of land in Karnal district which would have all modern and quality medical services. The Director of Kalpana Chawla Medical College will submit next month ab idea for the planned university. All this was proclaimed by Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar at a meeting and he also reviewed the development of construction of Kalpana Chawla Medical College.
He also stated that various medical, nursing and dental colleges of the state will be affiliated to this university. He notified that one medical college of 200 seats, a dental college and some medical institutes and a 750-1,000 bedded hospital will be opened in the area with the help of the Central Government. Construction work on the university complex will be would be completed in the next four-five years and it will provide all medical facilities that are available in other medical institute located in big cities. The chief minister directed the officials to complete construction work in a timely fashion for which a sum of Rs 143 crore has been spent so far and its total cost will be Rs 645 crore.