Locations for setting up 40 new Degree Colleges in J&K approved: SAC

JAMMU: Governor Satya Pal Malik headed State Administrative Council which met here this evening approved locations for the establishments of 40 new Government Degree Colleges to be set up during 2019-20 and 2020-21.

The Government had constituted a High Level Committee to identify and examine the locations for these colleges approved by SAC on 07.12.2018.

The SAC had directed the Higher Education Department to finalize the phasing and location of all the 40 Colleges through the Committee constituted vide Government Order No. 1462-GAD of 2018 dated 25.09.2018, and, thereafter, with the prior concurrence of the Finance Department, bring the proposal in the next SAC meeting. (AGENCIES)