The government is committed to providing the best health facilities to the people. Union Minister for Sports and Information and Broadcasting Anurag Thakur said this, here today. The campus of Dr Radhakrishnan Medical College and Hospital would be completed in one year by spending Rs 350 crore, he said.
He said the construction of AIIMS at Bilaspur was in full swing, which was in Hamirpur parliamentary constituency. The minister said the Prime Minister had provided free food grains to over 80 crore people during the pandemic. He said the economy of the country was growing at a fast pace.
The minister said that the Modi government had sanctioned over Rs 35,000 crore for free testing and vaccination to combat the pandemic.
Earlier, Anurag Thakur inaugurated roads to various villages, a cow shelter in Gasota village, near here, and performed rituals at a temple.
Virender Kanwar, Rural Development Minister, said Rs 4-crore scheme was started to conserve the Pahari cow breed in the state. He said a research centre for this purpose was established at Una at a cost of Rs 47 crore. He said to improve the power supply in rural areas, an electricity substation would be set up at Lambloo at a cost of Rs 38 crore. Tribune India