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Foundation stone for country's 32nd plastic engineering institute laid

Press Trust of India  |  Dehradun 

of Chemicals and Fertilizers today laid the foundation stone for a plastic engineering and here in noting that it will generate new jobs with 100 per cent campus placement prospects.

To be spread across 4.5 acres, the country's 32nd and Technology (CIPET) will be built at Doiwala at an estimated cost of Rs 51.32 crore-- shared by the Central and state governments in a 50:50 ratio.

Students trained at the CIPET are likely to get 100 per cent campus placement with a minimum salary of Rs 30000 per month, said Kumar who also inaugurated a and Technical Support in the hill-state.

Stressing that despite great demand, there was a shortage of expertise in used in making aeronautical parts, the said that the initial batch of 1500 students will subsequently be doubled.

The Centre has trained about one lakh youngsters in over the last four years, who are getting job opportunities in the country and abroad. CIPET, Dehradun will generate 3500 more jobs, Kumar said.

The also sanctioned Rs 40 crore to set up a plastic medical devices park at Sitarganj in district.

Kumar announced that the Centre had given 833.25 acres of land in Rishikesh to Uttarakhand of which, 200 acres was given for the expansion of AIIMS, Rishikesh while the remaining land can be used for constructing a world class convention centre.

The Minister also said that 100 additional will be opened in Uttarakhand where medicines will be available for less than half the market price for diabetes, kidney and heart related problems.

Uttarakhand already has 106

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First Published: Tue, July 10 2018. 19:35 IST