Union Health and Family Welfare Minister Jagat Prakash Nadda and Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh laid the foundation stones for two medical colleges in Himachal Pradesh.
Foundation stones were laid for Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru Government Medical College (PJNGMC) Chamba and Dr YS Parmar Government Medical College and Hospital at Nahan, Himachal Pradesh.
The projects are a part of the government scheme for upgradation of existing district and zonal hospitals to medical colleges. It would be completed in two to three years of time.
Gyanesh Pandey, CMD, HSCC briefed the Ministers about the projects. The ceremony was also graced by Kaul Singh Thakur, Health Minister of Himachal Pradesh; Virender Kashyap, M.P, Shimla; along with Navdeep Rinwa, Joint Secretary, Government of India; Prabodh Sexana, Principal Secretary, Himachal Pradesh; Pankaj Rai, Additional Secretary, Health, Himachal Pradesh and other dignitaries.