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Centre of AIIMS to come up in Rewari district: Khattar

Press Trust of India  |  Bawal (Rewari) 

Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar today said a centre of All Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) will be set up in Rewari district.

An affiliated centre of All Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) would be opened at Manethi village in Rewari district for expansion of health services in the state, Khattar said addressing a public meeting here.

Meanwhile, informing that discussion is on with government over Hansi-Bhutana link canal, he said, "If this deadlock is lifted, southern will not face any scarcity of water."

To overcome the problem of drinking water and irrigation, a Rs 143 crore project with the support of has been approved by the state government for Rewari and Mahendragarh districts, he said.

Khattra also said that efforts would be made to initiate talks with government for finding solution to the problem of bringing water in Masani Barrage on Sahbi river.

A project would be undertaken to bring the extra water of Yamuna river during monsoon to Masani barrage through Jawahar Lal Nehru and Western Yamuna canal, he said.

The Chief Minister announced many development schemes for Rewari district including construction of a bypass at the cost of Rs 500 and beginning of basic classes from the new academic session at Bawal centre of Chaudhary Charan Singh Agricultural University.

Also a new bus stand would be constructed at Banipur Chowk located on NH-8 in Bawal, a Trauma Centre and a multi-skill centre would be set up at Dhamlawas village for improvement of vocational skills among youths, he said.

Khattra announced to give Rs 10 crore for construction of sheds at Anaj Mandi and development works in rural areas and Rs 5 crore for urban development.

A Rs 85 crore project would be initiated for the construction of roads in Rewari and NH-8 at Dharuhera would be widened at the cost of Rs 40 crore, he said.

The Chief Minister also announced increase of power supply from 12 hours to 15 hours a day for areas under Ahrod feeder of Bawal constituency.

Union Minister Inderjit Singh was also present at the public meeting.

First Published: Sat, July 04 2015. 20:57 IST
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