New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi to visit Himachal Pradesh on October 5 where he will inaugurate and lay the foundation stone of various projects worth over ₹3650 crores, according to a statement issued by the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) on Monday. The Prime Minister will also attend the Kullu Dussehra celebrations. The PMO said that the Prime Minister will inaugurate AIIMS in Bilaspur on October 5 at 11.30 am. The foundation stone of this AIIMS was laid by PM Modi in 2017.
The PMO said that the Bilaspur AIIMS has been constructed at a cost of Rs 1470 crore. It will have 18 specialty and 17 super specialty departments, 18 state-of-the-art surgical rooms, and 750 beds with 64 ICU beds. The hospital is spread over an area of 247 acres and will have round-the-clock treatment facilities.
Among the projects that the Prime Minister will lay the foundation stone for is the four-lane of 31-km-long National Highway between Pinjore and Nalagarh. The Prime Minister will also lay the foundation stone of a medical park in Nalagarh. It will be constructed at a cost of Rs 350 crore.
The PMO said that these schemes will create huge employment opportunities in the region. The Prime Minister will also participate in the International Kullu Dussehra celebrations. It will be organized from October 5 to 11.
After this, he will also address a public meeting after inaugurating and laying the foundation stone of several schemes at the local Luhnu Ground.
Apart from AIIMS, he will also inaugurate Hydro Engineering College at Bandla, Bilaspur. PM Modi will also lay the foundation stone for a medical equipment park at Nalagarh and a four-lane project from Pinjore to Nalagarh.