AIIMS Bilaspur would be inaugurated by PM Modi in Himachal Pradesh on Oct 5, 2022, and will also lay the foundation stone for projects worth over Rs 3650 crore. Later he will participate in the Kullu Dussehra Celebrations.
- The PM will inaugurate AIIMS Bilaspur at about 11:30 a.m.
- After that, he will arrive at Bilaspur’s Luhnu Ground at 12:45 PM.
- He will open and lay the foundation stone for many development projects, as well as address a public event.
AIIMS Bilaspur Is Under PM Swasthya Suraksha Yojana
- It is to be noted that AIIMS Bilaspur is being set up under the Central sector scheme Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojana, under the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare-Government of India.
- The Hospital, whose foundational stone was laid by the Prime Minister in October 2017, is being constructed in a cost-effective manner.
- AIIMS Bilaspur is a state-of-the-art hospital with 18 specialty & 17 super specialty departments, 18 modular operation theaters, and 750 beds with 64 ICU beds.
- The Hospital has also set up the Centre for Digital Health to provide health services in the tribal and inaccessible tribal areas of Himachal Pradesh.
- Narendra Modi will lay the foundation of a 31 km long project for four lanes of the National Highway from Pinjore to Nalagarh worth over Rs. 1690 crores.
- The project road is a major connecting link for the traffic from Ambala, Chandigarh, Panchkula, and Solan /Shimla going towards Bilaspur, Mandi, and Manali.
- The project will significantly enhance employment opportunities in the region. MoUs of more than Rs. 800 crores have already been signed for setting up industries in this Medical Device Park.
- Prime Minister will lay the foundation stone at Nalagarh, which will be built at a cost of about Rs 350 crore.
- The PM will also lay the groundwork for the Government Hydro Engineering College in Bandla, costing about Rs 140 crore.
- The college will help make available trained manpower for hydropower projects.
- It will help in upskilling the youth and providing ample job opportunities in the hydropower sector.
Kullu Dussehra Celebrations
- Kullu Dussehra Festival will be celebrated from 5th to 11th October 2022 at the Dhalpur Ground of Kullu.
- The Festival is unique in the sense that it is the congregation of more than 300 Deities of the Valley.
- Prime Minister will witness this divine Rath Yatra and the grand assembly of the Deities.