Haryana Health Minister, Mr Anil Vij said that the Prime Minister, Mr Narendra Modi would lay the foundation stone of three major projects of Health and Ayush Department and inaugurate National Cancer Institute (NCI) at Badhsa village in Jhajjar

February 12, 2019
  • Chandigarh, Feb 11- Haryana Health Minister, Mr Anil Vij said that the Prime Minister, Mr Narendra Modi would lay the foundation stone of three major projects of Health and Ayush Department and inaugurate National Cancer Institute (NCI) at Badhsa village in Jhajjar, on February 12, from Kurukshetra.
  • Mr Vij said that the Prime Minister would lay the foundation stone of Shri Krishna Ayush University, Kurukshetra, which is first of its kind in the world. It would provide the facility of education and treatment through Ayurveda, Yoga, Unani, Siddha and Homeopathic medical systems. It would be constructed on about 94.5 acres at an estimated cost of about Rs 475 crore. Similarly, he would also lay the foundation stone of  Pt. Deen Dayal Upadhyaya University of Health, Karnal and National Institute of Ayurveda, Panchkula.
  • He said that the National Cancer Institute, which has been constructed in Badhsa at the cost of about Rs 2,035 crore, has 710 beds. The Institute would provide treatment of all stages of cancer. Apart from doctors rooms, about 800 rooms have been constructed for the attendants of patients in the institute. Besides this, a Center of Excellence is being set up as University in Kutail of Karnal District, which would have super speciality hospital with a trauma centre and would provide graduate and post-doctoral courses for students. This university would be developed on over 144 acres at an estimated cost of about Rs 750 crore.
  • He said that the National Institute of Ayurveda would be set up in Panchkula to provide unprecedented medical facilities in the field of Ayurveda. It would be constructed on 19.87 acres with the support of the Centre Government. About Rs 270.50 crore would be spent on its construction. Its Inpatient Department IPD would have 250 beds and would provide education facility to about 500 students in graduation, post graduation and PhD courses.