Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh today said that children who are suffering from heart diseases will be operated upon free-of-cost during the next five years. He was inaugurating the 'Child Heart Surgery Centre' and two operation theatres at the Sri Satya Sai Sanjeevni Hospital at Naya Raipur. There are 48 children admitted to the Sai Hospital, including six children from Pakistan. There are child patients from Odisha,Jammu-Kashmir, Maharashtra and West Bengal. Dr. Raman Singh wished the children a speedy recovery and spoke to their relatives and wished them well.
Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh performed 'Bhoomi-Pujan' of Sarguja Knowledge Hub and inaugurated Skill Development Centre, Tennis Court and Basketball Court at District Headquarters Ambikapur, today. On the same day, Chief Minister performed bhumi-pujan of Siyaan Sadan, flagged-off city bus services in Ambikapur, and inaugurated football academy and a science college, during different programmes. Besides, Police Coordination Centre was also inaugurated at hands of Chief Minister.
Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh said that the tax on air-fuel will be reduced from 5 per cent to 1 per cent, as soon as the facility of international flights commences in Raipur. Chief Minister made aforementioned statement while assigning the possession of 350 acres of land to Chairman of Airport Authority of India VK Agrawal for development of the airport for international flights, in a programme organized at his residence yesterday evening.