CHIEF SECRETARY Rakesh Sahni on Saturday reviewed the plans on establishment of All India Institute of Medical Sciences in Bhopal and a medical college at Sagar.
The progress of both projects was reviewed and the Chief Secretary directed that the process of acquisition of 45-acre land belonging to BHEL be expedited for the establishment of the AIIMS. The BHEL management is ready to spare the land, the meeting was informed.
The Chief Secretary also directed swift action on the proposals of water and electricity supply for the national-level institute. District Collector S K Mishra said that the Bhopal Municipal Corporation can make provision for water supply from the proposed Narmada Project.
The BMC was asked to put forth a proposal in this respect during next review meeting. As for the medical college at Sagar, direction was given to put forth the proposal of building by the end of month, so that the State Cabinet could decide upon it.
The medical college project at Sagar is worth Rs 100 crore. Sahni directed that such steps should be taken that the construction work could start within three to four months.
Principal Secretary Finance Sumit Bose, PS Housing and Environment P D Meena, PS PWD Padamvir Singh, PS Revenue Pukhraj Maroo, PS Health M M Upadhyaya, Secretary of the department Rajesh Rajora, Secretary of Public Health Engineering P C Meena, Commissioner of Housing Board R K Swai, additional Collector of Sagar Shiv Shekhar Shukla and other officials were present at the meeting.