Rajbiraj, 7 July: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli laid the foundation virtually for Ramraja Prasad Singh Institute of Health Sciences going to be established in Biraul of Rajbiraj Municipality-10.
On the occasion, PM Oli said the establishment of the largest project in Saptari will help develop higher education and increase access to health services in the region. Along with economic activities from education and health opportunities, the institute will also develop the area as a tourist destination. The Prime Minister also sought support from the local level, people’s representatives and the general public in completing the mega project on time and with quality work.
The Ramraja Prasad Singh Institute of Health Sciences is being established as per the government policy of one institute per province, he added. He expressed confidence that after completion, the institute would provide health benefits to the residents of Province 2 and neighboring districts as well as Indian citizens across the border.
PM Oli has expressed his confidence that the establishment of the academy would visibly bring education and health sectors to a new height with greater benefits. Noting that Saptari district would have quality, earthquake-resilient and attractive structures, he claimed the service delivery would also be inwardly effective besides outward placement. The academy would not only create employment opportunities but also spur economic activities, the PM assured.
The government was effortful for the expansion of Rajbiraj-Rupani road followed by industrial corridor development, preservation of historical heritages including temples, border security and rescue arrangement, PM Oli said, adding the government was also opting to ensure overall development in all areas and resolve the entire gamut of problems. “Development is possible if we put our joint efforts in infrastructure development and quality production with cohesion and co-existence,” the PM added.
On the occasion, Rajbiraj Municipality Mayor Shambhu Prasad Yadav pledged support on behalf of the municipal residents in accomplishing the historical project. It may be noted that a meeting of the cabinet had decided to establish the Ramraja Prasad Singh Institute of Health Sciences on December 31, 2018.
Chairperson of the institute’s Infrastructure Development Preparation Committee, Dr Rohit Pokharel shared that construction work would be accomplished within five years at an estimated cost of Rs 11.98 billion.