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PM inaugurates National Cancer Institute in Haryana, lays foundation stone for Ayush University

Press Trust of India  |  Kurukshetra 

Modi Tuesday inaugurated and laid foundation stones of six development projects, including National Institute, and Shri Krishna Ayush University, in

Modi was here to participate in 'Swachh Shakti 2019', an event to recognise the leadership role played by rural women in towards achieving a clean and open defecation free country by October 2 this year.

The event was attended by woman sarpanchs and women associated with the 'Swachhta' campaign from across the country.

Modi distributed the 'Swachh Shakti 2019' awards.

Modi also inaugurated the Rs 2,035-crore Institute (NIC), Badhsa in district, through

The NIC is a state-of-the-art tertiary care-cum-research institute, constructed at the campus. The 700-bed hospital, will have facilities like surgical oncology, oncology, medical oncology, anaesthesia, palliative care and nuclear medicine, besides hostel rooms for doctors and attendants of cancer patients, an official statement said.

Modi also inaugurated the and Hospital,

This is the first and Hospital in north and it has 510 beds.

The laid foundation stone of National Institute of Ayurveda, Panchkula, being set up at complex there.

It will be a national-level institute for Ayurveda treatment, education and research.

The foundation stone of Sri Krishna Ayush University, Kurukshetra, first varsity related to the Indian system of medicine in as well as first-of-its kind in India, was also laid by the

Foundation stone of 'Battles of Panipat Museum' was also laid by Modi. The museum will honour the heroes of the battles of Panipat.

Modi also laid foundation stone of Pandit Deen Dayal Uadhyay University of Health Sciences, Karnal.

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First Published: Tue, February 12 2019. 14:35 IST