Himachal Pradesh CM Performs Bhumi Pujan Of Hospital And Academic Block Of Nahan Medical College
Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur performed Bhumi Pujan of hospital and academic block of Dr Y.S. Parmar Government Medical College, Nahan in Sirmour district to be completed by spending an amount of Rs. 261 crore.
Speaking on the occasion, the Chief Minister said that this complex would be completed within the next two years and world-class facilities would be ensured to the students of this college. This college would also provide specialised health care facilities to the patients of the region. He said renal dialysis and ortho facilities and separate special wards for TB patients would also be made available in this medical college.
The Chief Minister said that the State has six medical colleges in government sector besides one private medical college. Apart from this, the Union government has sanctioned AIIMS for the State which was coming up at a cost of Rs. 1300 crore in Bilaspur district. He said that now the need was to strengthen existing health institutions. The Union Government has launched Ayushmann Bharat scheme which was the world’s largest health scheme covering about 50 crore people of the country. He said that the state government has started HimCare scheme to provide health cover to all those families that have not been covered under the Ayushmann Bharat Scheme.
Earlier, the Chief Minister laid the foundation stone of parking near Nahan bus stand and renovation work of HRTC bus stand to be completed by spending an amount of Rs. 6 crores. He laid the foundation stone of nature park to be constructed at a cost Rs 1.50 crore. He also planted a sapling of ‘Rudraksh’ in the proposed nature park. He said the nature park would not only ensure conservation of the forest but also provide the best recreational facilities to the people of Nahan town. The park would have several facilities like an amphitheatre, cycling tracks, kids zone and fragrance garden etc.