National BJP President and Member of Rajya Sabha Jagat Prakash Nadda and Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur reviewed the progress of various developmental works at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in district Bilaspur today.
On this occasion, Jagat Prakash Nadda said special emphasis was being laid on posting of doctors and health workers along with development of infrastructure at AIIMS to provide better health facilities to the people at the earliest.
“No compromise can be made with the quality of the institution and potentiality of doctors,” he added.
The 750 bedded hospital with an expenditure of Rs 1,471 crore is a combined effort of the Centre and State government.
Kiratpur-Ner Chowk National Highway
Work of Kiratpur-Ner Chowk National Highway is under progress. As many as 22 big bridges and 15 small bridges and five double lane tunnels were also being constructed on 47 kilometer 750 meter long road. On completion of the four lane work, the distance from Garamora to Mandi will be reduced by 40 km and the travel time would also be reduced. The distance between Bilaspur and Garamora would also be reduced to 23 kilometers.
He said that the work of Bhanupalli railway line to be constructed at a cost of Rs 6753 crore is also in progress, under which 48.6 km line would be laid in Himachal Pradesh. As many as 20 tunnels and 26 main bridges would be built on this track. Under this project, the work of land acquisition up to Beri has been almost completed.
Speaking on the occasion, Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur said that Rs. 1400 crore project has been prepared to restore the ancient historical temples of Bilaspur, which have been submerged in Govind Sagar Lake, which is proposed to be implemented in three phases. The state government has also announced this in the budget. The project will be completed in collaboration with international agencies.