Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh laid the foundation stones of 576 projects worth Rs 161 crore at a function on the occasion of the 95th birth anniversary of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee in Lucknow on Tuesday.
Rajnath Singh inaugurated projects worth INR 2 crore from CSR (corporate social responsibility) fund of GAIL, worth INR 15 crore from MP Local Area Development Fund, 158 projects worth INR 17 crore besides inaugurating Vishram Sadan having 210 beds at King George’s Medical University from CSR fund of Power Grid Corporation at the medical university.
On this occasion, KGMU Vice-Chancellor ML Bhatt urged the Union Home Minister to fund the construction of a three-storey building at Vishram Sadan and of a multi-level parking on KGMU premises. The Union Home Minister gave an assurance to the VC in this regard.
The programme was attended by Deputy Chief Minister Dinesh Sharma, ministers Rita Bahuguna Joshi, Brajesh Pathak, Mahendra Singh, Mohsin Raza, MLA Pankaj Singh, Suresh Srivastava, Neeraj Bora, Union Home Minister’s representative Diwakar Tripathi and several others.