Chandigarh, Aug 13 (PTI) Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar today inaugurated and laid the foundation stones of projects worth Rs 98 crore in Palwal district.

The chief minister inaugurated four projects to the tune of Rs 40.76 crore, an official release said here.

These include a GNM Training School and a Nurses Hostel at the Palwal Civil Hospital, the SC-ST wing at a state-run Industrial Training Institute, Government College for Women at Hathin and Government Polytechnic at Mandkola, it said.

Khattar laid the foundation stones of 10 projects to be completed at a cost of about Rs 57.32 crore, the release said.

These include augmentation of water supply schemes in Hathin and Paingaltu, construction of an intermediate boosting station at Khilluka for improvement of water supply to 12 villages, among other projects.

The chief minister also laid the foundation stones of a PWD rest house, facilitation centre at the Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Stadium, pontoon bridge at Gurwari, multipurpose hall at a Industrial Training Institute and renovation of the Madan Lal Dhingra Building.

He was accompanied by Union Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment Krishan Pal.

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