Hamirpur: Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur today laid the foundation stone of 250-bedded hospital of Dr. Radhakrishnan Government Medical College, Hamirpur in the presence of Union Health Minister J.P Nadda.
He also inaugurated residential block of Dr. Radhakrishnan Government Medical College, Hamirpur and performed online foundation of the college campus at village Thai.
The building of the medical college would come up at a cost of Rs. 206 crore while a sum of Rs. 1.91 core would be spent on construction of residential block.
The Chief Minister said the state government was working with a new vision and had started work on small initiatives to take Himachal Pradesh to new heights of development and prosperity.
Union Minister JP Nadda said the government of India was already ready for expansion of health services in Himachal Pradesh. Despite of less population, four medical colleges, and along-with various other medical institutes AIIMS had also been given to the state which would go a long way in strengthening health network up to the rural areas.
The Union Minister assured the demand of setting up Mother and Child Health centre and Nursing hospital in Hamirpur Medical college complex would be considered in the near future.