Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma laid the foundation of a multi-speciality building of the Red Cross Society in Silchar on September 18. Along with him Minister Parimal Shuklabaidya, MP Rajdeep Roy, MP Pallab Lochan Das, and honorable MLAs Shri Dipayan Chakrabarty, Shri Mihir Kanti Som, Shri Kaushik Roy were present.
Provisions of Rs.50 lakh of additional funds
The Government has already allocated Rs 50 lakh for the project and would offer another Rs 50 lakh if needed. The CM additionally attended a meeting with stakeholders of Red Cross Society, Silchar, which has an excellent legacy of humanitarian service in Barak Valley.
He expressed the hope that the Society will keep on rendering its committing offerings to the people, apart from bringing succour to the underprivileged sections of the society.
Inspection and inauguration at SMCH
He also inspected the construction of a 500-bed health facility at Silchar Medical College and Hospital (SMCH) & inaugurated 80 ICU beds (which include forty for pediatric), taking general ICU beds to 180. Cancer clinic and a regional forensic lab additionally withinside the pipeline.
About CM’s first day of the two day visit to Barak Valley
Assam Chief Minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma came to Barak Valley with the aid of paying tributes to former Prime Minister Bharat Ratna Atal Bihari Vajpayee at his statue at Rangpur Zero Point in Silchar.
Additionally, he visited the development construction site of Mini Secretariat Barak Valley at Srikona, at Silchar and reviewed its progress.
He stated that the Rs 116 crore project will be finished within three years and facilitate administrative activities of Barak Valley, getting rid of the want to journey to Guwahati for government work and approvals.