From Our Special Correspondent
Daijiworld Media Network
Mysuru, Oct 23: Chief Minister Siddaramaiah visited the famed Maharani's College in Mysuru and ordered the officials to take up construction of the college and hostel buildings at a cost of Rs 150 crore.
The hostel with 4 towers accommodating 2000 students is being built. Each tower will accommodate 500 students, the chief minister said.
He also said a part of the Maharani's Science College is being rebuilt with care to retain the heritage structure in the front portion, while the new building is being constructed in the remaining space.
Speaking to media persons on Monday, he said the Higher Education Department has been directed to take up works within Rs. 150 crore including the Science College construction work at a cost of Rs. 51 crore, Arts College in Rs. 17 crore and a students hostel in Rs. 99 crore.
The previous Government has not taken up any development work in Mysuru, he said. "Our Government is inspired with the work of Nalvadi Krishnaraja Wodeyar in the fields of education and health and taken up development works,’’ he said.