PM Modi lays foundation stone of AIIMS-style hospital in Bilaspur

New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) PM Modi lays foundation stone of AIIMS in Bilaspur. Governor Acharya Dev Vrat, CM Virbhadra Singh and Union Minister JP Nadda were also present. Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation of a 750-bed AIIMS-style hospital in Himachal Pradesh's Bilaspur on Tuesday. PM Modi reaches Chandigarh, he will lay foundation stone of AIIMS in Himachal Pradesh's Bilaspur. "Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Bilaspur in Himachal Pradesh today (Tuesday). He will lay the foundation stone for the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS)," the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) tweeted. "The 750 bed hospital will be built at a cost of approximately Rs 1,350 crore. In addition to healthcare, it will also provide medical education at the under-graduate and post-graduate level, besides nursing."

Modi will also lay the foundation stone for the Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) at Una and a steel processing unit of the Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL) at Kandrori.  "He will later address a public meeting in the state," the PMO added.

News24Bureau with Agencies