Hry CM inaugurates construction work of Medical College in Yamunanagar

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Hry CM inaugurates construction work of Medical College in Yamunanagar

Tuesday, 26 September 2023 | PNS | Chandigarh

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Monday inaugurated the construction work of Sri Guru Tegh Bahadur Sahib Government Medical College in Panjupur village, Yamunanagar. This project, estimated to cost around Rs 1200 crore, will be completed in about 30 months, he added.

Khattar along with Forest and School Education Minister Kanwar Pal Gujjar, Additional Chief Secretary, Health Department Dr Sumita Misra inspected the layout project and also planted saplings in the campus. After this, the Chief Minister performed Bhoomi Pujan of the College. 

Under this initiative, a 100-seat Medical College, a 500-bedded hospital, a Nursing College, and a Physiotherapy Institute will be constructed. Speaking on the occasion, Khatttar said that the present state government is actively working on expanding healthcare services by establishing medical colleges and hospitals in every district. He also mentioned the Nirogi Yojana, which aims to check the health of 1 crore 41 lakh people with income upto Rs 1.80 lakh in the first phase, with 21 lakh people already examined and this target will be achieved in the coming 1.5 years.

Khattar highlighted the implementation of Ayushman Yojana and the Chirayu Yojana in the state and said that the Chirayu Yojana offers benefits to individuals with an income of up to Rs 3 lakh after paying a premium of Rs 1500. Currently, 15000 families have registered for this scheme, with the expectation that the number will soon reach 50,000.

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