Himachal CM wants early setting up of AIIMS hospital

Himachal CM wants early setting up of AIIMS hospital

New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Wednesday called on Union Health Minister J.P. Nadda here and sought early setting up of an AIIMS hospital in the state.

The Chief Minister said the state had identified 1,200 bighas of land out of which 750 bighas had been transferred to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences in Bilaspur town.

The documentation of forest clearance of the remaining land has been under consideration of the union government, an official statement quoting the Chief Minister said.

Singh sought intervention of the central government so that the hospital could be made operational at the earliest.

He also demanded early approval of the proposals of the state to establish a Mother Child Health Care Centre at Bilaspur and a 50-bed hospital at Ghumarwin.

While discussing on opening of three medical colleges at Nahan, Hamirpur and Chamba towns, Singh said all formalities have been completed to start classes in Dr. Y.S. Parmar Medical College in Nahan from September.

Likewise, work is under progress for construction of medical college buildings in Hamirpur and Chamba. Nadda assured him that the authorities concerned had been directed to speed up approvals for the projects.

Leave a Reply

Please enter your comment!

The opinions, views, and thoughts expressed by the readers and those providing comments are theirs alone and do not reflect the opinions of www.mangalorean.com or any employee thereof. www.mangalorean.com is not responsible for the accuracy of any of the information supplied by the readers. Responsibility for the content of comments belongs to the commenter alone.  

We request the readers to refrain from posting defamatory, inflammatory comments and not indulge in personal attacks. However, it is obligatory on the part of www.mangalorean.com to provide the IP address and other details of senders of such comments to the concerned authorities upon their request.

Hence we request all our readers to help us to delete comments that do not follow these guidelines by informing us at  info@mangalorean.com. Lets work together to keep the comments clean and worthful, thereby make a difference in the community.

Please enter your name here