Country’s first National Cancer Institute would be set up at Badhsa in district Jhajjar 9-06-2015
• Chandigarh, June 9- Haryana Chief Minister Mr Manohar Lal said that country’s first National Cancer Institute would be set up at Badhsa in district Jhajjar of Haryana for which Central Government has sanctioned Rs 2,035 crore. • The Chief Minister was replying to the questions of mediapersons after having a discussion with Director, AIIMS, Dr M. C. Mishra and other officers in New Delhi today. • He said that a target has been fixed to complete this project in next 45 months. It would cover an area of 32 acres in 300 acres complex of AIIMS-II. He said that this institute would benefit not only the people of Haryana, but also of the other areas. • It was informed that the work to set up this institute is likely to commence within this month. Infrastructure for efficient connectivity would be developed for the benefit of the people. • The Chief Minister said that the government was of the view that 2,000 doctors should be prepared every year, therefore, a number of medical colleges would be set up in the state. In the AIIMS-II institute at Badhsa, superspeciality doctors would be produced. • Those present on the occasion included Chief Secretary Mr D.S. Dhesi, Principal Secretary to Chief Minister Mr Sanjeev Kaushal, Additional Chief Secretary, Health, Mr Ram Niwas and Additional Chief Secretary, Town and Country Planning, Mr P. Raghavendra Rao and senior officers of the district administration.