Shanta Kumar Takes Government To Task Over Inn At Tanda Medical College Kangra

Dharamshala: Senior BJP leader Shanta Kumar has flagged the issue of construction not having started for Inn, a residential facility for attendants of patients visiting Dr RP Government Medical College, Tanda at Kangra, despite MP’s and BHEL, a public sector undertaking have made substantial contributions towards it.

Kumar who is an MP from Kangra in a press communique has stated that the Inn project was announced by the state government in 2012.

“I along with Mrs Viplov Thakur, a congress member of the Rajya Sabha, had donated Rs 25 lakh each for Inn and Bharat Heavy Electric Limited (BHEL) donated Rs 2 Crore in 2015, but work on the project is still to start,” said Shanta Kumar.

Pointing out the lack of urgency shown by the government, he added, “the Rs 4 crore accommodation facility for families in distress attending to sick patients at hospital was slated to be completed in two years by 2014.


Arvind Sharma is an award winning bi-lingual journalist with more than 20 years of experience. He has worked with Divya Himachal, Dainik Jagran, Dainik Bhasker, Vir Partap, Ajit and PTI. In 2010, he was conferred the Himachal Kesri journalism award. He reports on the Tibetan Government in Exile, politics, sports, tourism and other topics. He lives in Dharamshala.

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