Prime Minister Modi was accorded a warm welcome by the people present on his arrival here to attend the world-famous International Dussehra festival held in Kullu in Himachal Pradesh. This is the first time when the Prime Minister of the country is participating in the Kullu Dussehra festival.
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday attended the world-famous international Dussehra festival held in Kullu, Himachal Pradesh. On reaching Kullu to attend this event, Prime Minister Modi was given a very warm welcome by the people present there. This is the first time when the Prime Minister of the country is participating in the Kullu Dussehra festival.
Earlier, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Wednesday wished the whole country on Dussehra and said that this festival is a symbol of victory. The Prime Minister tweeted, 'Many congratulations to all the countrymen on Vijayadashami, the symbol of victory. I wish that this auspicious occasion brings courage, restraint and positive energy in everyone's life.' Dussehra is also known as Vijayadashami.
Earlier, Prime Minister Modi inaugurated the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) located in Bilaspur, Himachal Pradesh. PM Modi also laid its foundation stone in October 2017. During this, he said that the previous governments used to lay the foundation of the projects and forget to complete them after the elections, but the present government lays the foundation stone and also inaugurates the projects.
AIIMS Bilaspur was built at a cost of over Rs 1,470 crore. This state-of-the-art hospital comprises 750 beds with 18 speciality and 17 super speciality departments, 18 modular operation theatres, and 64 ICU beds.
This hospital is spread over 247 acres. It is well equipped with 24-hour emergency and dialysis facilities, modern diagnostic machines like Ultrasonography, CT Scan, MRI etc., Amrit Pharmacy & Jan Aushadhi Kendra and 30 bedded AYUSH Block.
This hospital has also established Digital Health Center to provide health services in tribal and inaccessible tribal areas of Himachal Pradesh. The hospital will provide health services by specialists through health camps in the inaccessible tribal and high-altitude Himalayan regions like Kaza, Saluni and Keylong.