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.
Various announcements by Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh in public interest at the state-level Independence Day celebrations programme organized in capital city, have been more than welcomed by the every section of society. Senior leaders of Chhattisgarh State Employee Association namely Virendra Namdeo, Pooran Singh Patel, Rajesh Kohli, AK Chelak, BR Rawat, PK Pandey, Usha Jha, Vinita Soni, and Urmila Shukla and other office-bearers of the association have thanked Chief Minister and welcomed his decision of increasing retirement age to 62 years. Leaders of the association said that Dr.