‘CUK to be set up in Ganderbal’

SRINAGAR: Assuring that Central University Kashmir (CUK) will be set up in the central Kashmir district of Ganderbal, Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti said that there have been some difficulties in the construction university at the present site in the district. Following the communication from Minister of Human Resource Development (MHRD), the University has been asked to stop all the constructional activities at the present site at Tullamulla till the visit of the Project Monitoring Unit of MHRD. The main opposition National Conference (NC), representing both the Legislative Assembly (LA) seat of Ganderbal and Kangan in the district has strongly protested against the shifting of CUK. Responding to concerns of local population of the Ganderbal district, Chief Minister Mehbooba said there is no proposal to shift the CUK from Ganderbal. Taking to micro blogging site twitter she said “Central university construction site in Ganderbal has experienced minor difficulties. Meanwhile the Minister for Works (R&B), Naeem Akhtar has welcomed the statement of the Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti regarding relocating of the Central University Kashmir site within district Ganderbal thus clearing the air of confusion on the relocation issue.