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FM announces AIIMS for Punjab, Himachal and J-K

The Finance minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday announced Six more AIIMS like institutions, including each in Punjab, J-K and Himachal Pradesh.

chandigarh Updated: Feb 28, 2015 18:55 IST
HT Correspondent
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Hindustan Times
Finance minister,Arun Jaitley,Budget

The Finance minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday announced Six more AIIMS like institutions, including each in Punjab, J-K and Himachal Pradesh.

Presenting the union budget in parliament, Jaitley also announced Apprentice insititute for women in Haryana, besides announcing a IIM in J-K.


He also announced a post graduate horticulture institute for Amritsar.

The FM also announced development assistance for 10 world heritage site, which include Jallianwala Bagh in Amritsar and Leh Palace of J-K.


Giving priority to the farmers, FM also allocated an amount of Rs 8.5 lakh crore loans to farmers besides allocating another Rs 3000 crore for Pradhanmantri Krishi Sichai Yojana.

First Published: Feb 28, 2015 13:08 IST