PM to visit Haryana and Punjab today

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New Delhi, Aug 24 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to visit Haryana and Punjab on Wednesday to inaugurate two important Health initiatives in the two states.

At around 11 am, Prime Minister will inaugurate Amrita Hospital at Faridabad, Haryana.

“The availability of modern medical infrastructure in the National Capital Region (NCR) will get a boost as the Prime Minister will inaugurate Amrita Hospital at Faridabad. Managed by Mata Amritanandamayi Math, the super specialty hospital will be equipped with 2600 beds,” the PMO said.

The hospital, which is being constructed at an estimated cost of around Rs 6000 crores, will provide state-of-the-art healthcare facilities to the people of Faridabad and the entire NCR region, the PMO added.

Thereafter, Prime Minister will travel to Mohali and dedicate ‘Homi Bhabha Cancer Hospital & Research Centre’ to the Nation, at Mullanpur, New Chandigarh, Sahibzada Ajit Singh Nagar District (Mohali) at around 02:15 pm.

The Hospital has been built at a cost of over Rs 660 Crore by Tata Memorial Centre, an aided institute under Department of Atomic Energy, government of India.

The cancer Hospital is a tertiary care hospital of 300 bed capacity and is equipped with modern facilities to treat all types of cancers using every available treatment modalities like Surgery, Radiotherapy and Medical oncology – Chemotherapy, immunotherapy and Bone marrow transplant.

The Hospital will function like a ‘hub’ of cancer care and treatment in the region, with the 100 bedded hospital in Sangrur functioning like its ‘spoke’.


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