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Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur and Union Health Minister Jagat Prakash Nadda performed ground breaking ceremony (Bhoomi Pujan) of AIIMS at Kothipura in Bilaspur district today.
Speaking on the occasion, Jai Ram Thakur said that the AIIMS would prove a boon for the people of the State, as they would have access to the word class specialised health care facilities nearer to their homes. He said that this Rs. 1351 crore AIIMS would be completed within a period of two years and would have bed capacity of 750 beds, out of which 300 beds would be for super speciality. He said there would be 100 MBBS seats and 60 nursing seats in the institute.
He said that due to unnecessary delay in transferring the land for this institution by the pervious State Government, people of the State were deprived of specialised health services. The present State Government has not only ensured transfer of land immediately, but also provided all possible help by way of providing additional land of 48 hectare so that this premier institute could take off at the earliest.
The Chief Minister said that it was due to the benevolence of the Prime Minister Narendra Modi that the Centre Government sanctioned AIIMS, Satellite Centre of PGI, four medical colleges, IIIT and IIM etc. for the State. In addition, the State also succeeded in getting projects worth Rs. 9500 crore approved from the Centre.
Jai Ram Thakur said that it was vital that this pace of development goes on uninterrupted for which unconditional support of the people of the State to the Prime Minister was highly solicited. He said that the people want Shri Modi to head the nation for coming several years.
The Chief Minister announced shifting of PWD Division Number-II from Bilaspur to Kothipura, besides shifting Division Number -II of Shri Naina Devi Ji.
Union Health Minister Jagat Prakash Nadda said that the AIIMS was being constructed under the Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojna. It would serve the dual purpose of providing super speciality health care to the population, besides creating a pool of doctors and other health workers for providing better health care facilities to the people of the State. He said that the institute would also have Affordable Medicine and Reliable Implants for Treatment (AMRIT) outlets and Jan Aushadhi Kendra where medicine would be provided at highly discounted rates to the poor and needy.
Shri Nadda said that the project would be executed by NBCC Ltd. and would have 15 operation theatres and 20 speciality and super speciality departments. In addition, it would also have an AYUSH Department with 30 beds for providing treatment facilities in traditional system of medicine. He said that 14 AIIMS were sanctioned for different States by the Union Government and Himachal Pradesh was fortunate to get one of the premier institution.
Union Health Minister and Chief Minister also planted saplings in the premises of the proposed site on the occasion.
Health and Family Welfare Minister Vipin Singh Parmar said the State has achieved new heights in matter of development since the present State Government led by Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur took the reins of the State. He said that three hundred doctors have been appointed in the State during the last one year to ensure that people of the State does not suffer due to want of doctors.
Member of Parliament Anurag Thakur said that although this project was sanctioned way back in 2014, but it could take off only in 2019 as the previous State Government did not even provide adequate land for this institution. He said that this would not only provide better healthcare facilities to the people of the State, but also provide ample opportunities of employment and self employment to the youth of the region.
BJP State Spokesman Randhir Sharma said that this was an historic day for the people of the Bilaspur district in particular and for the State in general as the ambitious AIIMS project was finally taking off. He said that this has made Kothipura the focal point for the State, as this premier institute would prove a boon the people of the State. He also detailed developmental demands of the area.
Joint Secretary, Health Sunil Sharma gave a presentation on construction of AIIMS on the occasion.
Food and Civil Supplies Minister Kishan Kapoor, MLA's Rakesh Pathania, Ravi Dhiman, Arjun Singh, J.R. Katwal, Rajinder Garg and Subhash Thakur, Political Advisor to the Chief Minister Trilok Jamwal, General Secretary State Child Welfare Council Payal Vaidya, Additional Chief Secretary Health R.D. Dhiman, Deputy Commissioner Bilaspur Vivek Bhatia were present on the occasion among others.
Chief Minister Shri Jai Ram Thakur laying foundation stone of Roof Top Solar Power Plant of Dharamshala Smart City at Dharamshala on 21 Jan 2019.
Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur inaugurated and laid foundation stones of various developmental projects worth Rs. 145.43 crore in Dharamshala town under the Dharamshala smart city project on Monday.
He launched GIS web portal to provide online visibility to the citizens on various services available in Dharamshala smart city to improve local governance and delivery of local services developed at a cost of Rs. 1.29 crore.
He also launched e-Nagarpalika and smart beacon developed at a cost of Rs 1.17 crore and DSCL website developed at a cost of Rs. 35 lakh to create an integrated web application for citizens to use IT primarily to increase information quality, overall efficiency and effectiveness in government process.
The Chief Minister laid foundation stone of roof top solar power plant of Dharamshala to be completed by spending an amount of Rs. 1.59 crore. He laid foundation stone of smart road, intelligent barrier, free bus shelters, parks and play grounds and inclusive streets.
He also laid foundation stone of root zone treatment of sewerage and state-of-the art potable tapped water to be completed by spending an amount of Rs. 3.51 crore and Rs. 5.49 crore respectively. The root treatment plant involves technology of cleaning the water by soots of specialised plants.
In order to construct and improvise the inner streets of the smart city the Chief Minister laid foundation stone of inclusive streets to be constructed at a cost of Rs. 6.82 crore.
The Chief Minister laid foundation stone of integrated command control centre building to be constructed at a cost of Rs. 24.44 crore which would house the data centre, command and control centre, Mayor’s office and administrative office etc. He also laid foundation stone of intelligent and barrier free bus shelter to be equipped with passengers information system, real time information and surveillance cameras, and smart information kiosks etc. This would be constructed by spending Rs. 9.37 crore.
Jai Ram Thakur laid foundation stone of development of parks and playgrounds and place making to be constructed at a cost of Rs. 3.77 crore. Under this project, theme parks would be developed in the smart city along-with services like yoga places, pedestrian tracks. Three parks and two place makings would be developed.
The Chief Minister also laid foundation stone of smart classroom of Government Senior Secondary School for Girls, Dharamshala to be constructed by spending Rs. 3.55 crore. As many as 65 classrooms would be developed in 10 Government Schools in Dharamshala smart city. These class rooms would be equipped with modern facilities like digital curriculum content, interactive smart boards, projectors, IP cameras, internet, class room furniture, water ATM's etc.
He laid foundation stone of smart roads for the city to be constructed by spending an amount of Rs. 84.04 crore. Under this project, 28 numbers of different roads ensuring a total 32.63 kilometres would be developed as smart roads.
Food and Civil Supplies Minister Kishan Kapoor, Urban Development Minister Sarveen Chaudhary, Health Minister Vipin Singh Parmar, MLAs Rakesh Pathania, Arjun Singh and Ravi Dhiman, former MLA Sanjay Chaudhary, Commissioner, MC Dharamshala Sandeep Kadam were present on the occasion among others.
Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur announced to upgrade CHC Rehan in Kangra district to 50-bedded civil hospital and said that Rs. 51 crore detailed project report prepared under BRICS would be posed for funding in second phase for solving the water problem of Fatehpur area. He was addressing a largely attended public meeting at Rehan on Sunday.
He said that due to the cooperation and support of the people of the state the present government recently completed one year in office. He said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi graced the one year celebration and lauded the efforts of the state government and appreciated several welfare schemes. He said that during this period he visited 64 Assembly constituencies of the state to get first hand information regarding aspirations and expectations of the people.
Jai Ram Thakur said that the present government believes in working for the development of the state without even an iota of vengeance and vendetta. The biggest strength of the government was an honest endeavour to ensure balanced and equitable development of the entire state.
He said that the state government has lowered the age for getting old age pension from 80 years to 70 years benefitting about two lakh old people who were now getting pension of Rs. 1300 per month. He said more than 22,00 grievances had been redressed under Jan Manch in which opposition leaders were also turning up. The Grihini Suvidha Yojna has emerged as a big success and so far 35000 families had been provided free gas connection. He said that in addition Him Care scheme has been launched to provide health cover of Rs. 5 lakh to the people of the state left out from Ayushman Bharat Yojna of the Union government.
The Chief Minister said that the state government has stated Mukhya Mantri Swavlamban Yojna for providing subsidy up to 30 per cent to start their self employment venture with an investment of Rs 40 lakh. He said that several posts were being created at filled in each Cabinet meetings. The government has provided financial assistance of about Rs 10 crore to the needy from the Chief Minister's Relief Fund during the last one year.
He said that the opposition make much issue regarding his Delhi visits, but now when the state government has succeeded in getting development projects worth Rs. 9500 crore, they have nothing to say. He said that opposition neither has a vision nor they have leader.
The Chief Minister said that the State Government would take up the matter of rehabilitation of Pong Dam oustees with the Rajasthan Government at the highest level and a permanent solution would be sought soon.
He announced to start M.Com and MSc Physics classes at Government Degree College Dehra and construction of a bridge to connect Sakri village. He said that matter of opening of Sub-Tehsil at Raja Ka Talab would be considered sympathetically. He also announced Rs 10 crore for construction of Mid Himalaya Community Centre.
Earlier, the Chief Minister inaugurated argumentation and improvement of lift irrigation scheme completed at a cost of Rs 1.02 crore, lift water supply scheme to census villages Khadoun-Mohar-Lagra-Khthan completed by spending an amount of Rs 1.90 crore. He also inaugurated newly constructed Police Station building at Fatehpur constructed at a cost of Rs 3.30 crore.
He laid foundation stone of combined office building (Mini Secretariat) at Fatehpur to be constructed at a cost of Rs 12 crore.
Former MP Kripal Parmar said that the people of the area has give their prime land for construction of the Pong Dam, but even today they were still awaiting rehabilitation. He urged the Chief Minister to take up the matter with the Rajasthan Government for proper rehabilitating the people ousted due to this dam. He also urged the Chief Minister to develop the area from tourism point of view.
Food and Civil Supplies Minister Kishan Kapoor, Urban Development Minister Sarveen Chaudhary, Rural Development and Panchayati Raj Minister Virender Kanwar, Health Minister Vipin Singh Parmar, MLAs Rakesh Pathania, Rita Dhiman, Arjun Singh, Jai Lal and Rajesh Thakur, Chairman Kangra State Cooperative Bank Dr. Rajiv Bhardwaj and former MLA Dulo Ram were also present on the occasion among others.
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