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Mata Mansa Devi temple area to be declared a 'Holy Complex'

November 22, 2022 05:46 PM

Chandigarh: Haryana Chief Minister, Sh. Manohar Lal said that the area of Shri Mata Mansa Devi Temple would be made a 'Holy Complex'. All liquor shops will be closed in the designated area of Mansa Devi temple. There will be a complete ban on the sale of liquor in an area of about 2.5 kilometers from the temple.

Presiding over a meeting of Shri Mata Mansa Devi Shrine Board held here today. The Chief Minister accorded approval for many important decisions including functioning of the Sanskrit College being built in the premises of Shri Mata Mansa Devi.

It was decided that the appointment of staff in this college, their salary and the fees charged from the students will be decided by the Shrine Board.

The chief minister said that this is a unique initiative to promote Sanskrit language with the starting of this college.

Shri Mata Mansa Devi Shrine Board will give stipend to students under Antyodaya scheme

At the meeting, the Chief Minister accorded approval for a proposal that under the Antyodaya scheme, students would be given stipend for skill development. In this, 1000 children belonging to Panchkula who have a family income of Rs. 1.80 lakh will be given a scholarship of Rs 3000 per month for skill development.

Sh. Manohar Lal said that the government is implementing several schemes for Antyodaya families.

Directions given for formulation of a plan to run the old age home

The Chief Minister said that the building of the old age home being constructed in the premises of Shri Mata Mansa Devi Temple is almost ready. For its operation, the board has been directed to prepare a plan as soon as possible, so that it can be operated effectively. He also approved the purchase of furniture for this old age home.

Sh. Manohar Lal also directed to complete the work of National Institute of Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy and Sanskrit Gurukul to be built at Shri Mata Mansa Devi Temple at the earliest.

Vidhan Sabha Speaker, Sh. Gian Chand Gupta, Urban Local Bodies Minister, Sh. Kamal Gupta, Chief Secretary, Sh. Sanjeev Kaushal, Additional Chief Secretary, Finance Department, Sh. Anurag Rastogi, Additional Chief Secretary, Urban Local Bodies Department, Sh. Arun Kumar Gupta, Principal Secretary to Chief Minister, Sh. V. Umashankar, Principal Secretary, Higher Education Department, Sh. Vijayendra Kumar, Additional Principal Secretary to Chief Minister Dr. Amit Agrawal, Deputy Commissioner, Panchkula Sh. Mahavir Kaushik, CEO, Shri Mata Mansa Devi Shrine Board, Sh. Ashok Kumar Bansal, Secretary Smt. Sharda Prajapati, Secretary Kalka Sh. Prithvi Raj, Member Ex-MLA Smt. Latika Sharma, Member Smt. Banto Kataria and other senior officers also remained present on this occasion.


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