Haryana government will open 200-bed hospitals in every district of the state, announced Governor Bandaru Dattatreya in his address on the opening day of the Budget session of the state assembly on Wednesday.
“The state government has proposed to set up a medical college in every district. In addition, a 200-bed hospital is being set up in every district. Atal Bihari Vajpayee Medical College has already been started in Chhainsa, Faridabad. Government medical colleges are being set up in Bhiwani, in the name of renowned freedom fighter Pandit Neki Ram Sharma, in Haibalpur village in Jind and in Koriavaas village in Mahendragarh. Government medical colleges are also being set up in Kaithal, Sirsa and Yamunanagar districts. The process of setting up nursing colleges in Kurukshetra, Kaithal, Faridabad, Rewari and Panchkula has also been started. Also, a medical college in Hasan Khan Mewati, and a dental college in Nalharh are being set up,” the Governor said.
Delivering his address on the first day of the Budget Session of the 14th Haryana Vidhan Sabha which commenced on March 2, Dattatraya lauded the government and frontline workers for their role during Covid-19. He underlined the state government’s attempt to “rise above regionalism and nepotism” to carry out equitable development in the state and target to increase the happiness index and to provide ease of living.
The Haryana Governor reiterated the government’s commitment to getting water from the rivers of Ravi and Beas through the completion of the Sutlej-Yamuna Link canal. He added that a multi-disciplinary university will be established at Nuh (Mewat) and three new centres of excellence are being established in Bhiwani, Nuh and Jhajjar to promote horticulture.