PGI to get 50.76 acre land to reinforce its capability: Jaitley

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PGI to get 50.76 acre land to reinforce its capability: Jaitley

Chandigarh: In a main raise to the PGI and patients from the neighborhood, the Union cabinet, at a meeting chaired with the aid of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in yesterday approved the thought for the transfer of 50.76 acres of land at Sarangpur to the PGI.

PGI officials stated it had additionally been permitted that Rs 180 crore would need to be paid to the Chandigarh Administration for the switch of the land. Earlier, the proposed rate used to be a whopping Rs 1,100 crore.

The Union government will transfer the amount to the Administration. The PGI contention was that it should be passed over the land at no cost considering the fact that the land was to be transferred by the government. However, the Administration had argued that it had bought the land from villagers by paying them. Eventually, a consensus used to be reached that the price could be constant at Rs 180 crore.

Facilities such as, advanced cancer center, an OPD trauma centre and a learning useful resource centre, will come up at Sarangpur, so as to furnish a significant alleviation to the patients.

The officials mentioned it will take about three months to satisfy the formalities and begin work. Around five years can be required to execute the four tasks.