Proposal for setting up AYUSH University in Kurukshetra passed-Vij
Chandigarh, September 18–The Haryana Health Minister, Mr Anil Vij, has said that Haryana would be developed as the capital of Ayurveda and Yoga. With a view to achieving this target, the state government has already passed the proposal for setting up AYUSH University in Kurukshetra.
Speaking after inaugurating the Panchkarma Centre established by AYUSH Department in Ambala Cantt, today, Mr Vij said that a five-storey civil hospital was being constructed in Ambala Cantt at a cost of Rs 40 crore which would have Cath Lab, AYUSH services and other necessary facilities.
Building of same size has been approved for housing the Regional Tertiary Cancer Centre. With a view to developing ancient medicine systems, AYUSH services would be provided in each district hospital, Community Health Centre and Public Health Centre, he added.
Earlier, Mr Vij inaugurated development projects worth Rs 1.93 crore in Ambala Cantonment. These include Guru Ravidas Community Centre set up at the cost of Rs 28.65 lakh in village Nanhera, newly constructed community centre in leprosy home set up at the cost of Rs 14 lakh, Panchkarma Centre set up at the cost of Rs 28 lakh in Subhash Colony, Pal Gadariya Dharamshala set up at the cost of Rs 11 lakh in Dalipgarh, new building of Nagar Sudhar Sabha Nagrik Sadan set up at the cost of Rs 11 lakh in Mahesh Nagar, and boosting station established by the Public Health Engineering Department at the cost of Rs 1 crore in village Kardhan.
Apart from this, he announced donation of Rs 11 lakh to the Punjabi Mahasabha, construction of a new building of the primary school in village Nanhera, completion of the pending work of the cremation ground and other developmental projects.
He said that the War Heroes Memorial Stadium being established in Ambala Cantonment would be the biggest sports stadium in north India with international facilities. This stadium would have polyturf for football, synthetic track for athletics and all other modern facilities. Lights worth Rs 14 crore would be installed for day and night matches, he added.