Punjab Governor inaugurates major health, sports projects in Chandigarh

Punjab Governor inaugurates major health, sports projects in Chandigarh

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Chandigarh, Mar 4 : The Governor of Punjab and Administrator, Union Territory Chandigarh on Monday inaugurated major health and sports projects in the City.

Among the projects were Sports complexes, 100 Bedded Hospital, Mental Health Institute, and Rehabilitation Institute for Intellectual Disabilities.

In order to provide better sports infrastructure facility in the southern part of the city, 3 sports complexes in Sector 38 (W), 50 & 56 have been inaugurated. Each sports complex has been built on more than 2.86 acre plot area at an estimated cost of Rs.8 Crore. Each sports complex has facilities of swimming pool, table tennis hall, badminton courts, squash courts, gymnasium hall, circulation area and entrance hall.

A 100 Bedded Hospital in Sector 48, Chandigarh has been built on an estimated cost of Rs 28 Crore. Built on a 1.73 acre plot area, the hospital will cater to the medical needs of southern part of the city. The 4 storey building has total covered area of 1,20,000 sq.ft.

A new Mental Health Institute in Sector 32, Chandigarh is a project built with an estimated cost of Rs 34 Crore. Govt. Rehabilitation Institute for Intellectual Disabilities (GRIID – ASHADEEP), Sector-31, Chandigarh is a premier institute in India for providing comprehensive health and educational facilities for more than 450 children with intellectual disability, autism, cerebral palsy and multiple disabilities. (UNI)