On Friday, on the occasion of his father late Kaviraj Ram Lakhan Singh's death anniversary, Nitish opened three new buildings of different institutions worth Rs.8.95 crore in Kalyanbigaha. He inaugurated the buildings of a higher secondary school, a government hospital and an industrial training centre (ITI).
The two-storey school building was bult spending Rs.3.90 crore. The 30-room high school spread over 4.85 acres of land was sanctioned by the state government in 2008, three years after Nitish came to power.
Nitish inspected every room of the school, including classrooms, laboratory, teachers' room, gymnasium, sports room, computer room, library, etc and asked the officials to take necesasary steps to further beautify the institution.
He also inaugurated a new government hospital built at his village. The 12-bed hospital constructed at the cost ofRs.1.95 crore has an operation theatre, a maternity room and a medicine distribution room among other facilities.
With the launch of tele- medicine system across the state, healthcare system in the state is better than ever, said Nitish.
"A primary health centre will function 24 hours in each block of the state so that people can avail of the medical facilities at all time," he said.
Also, a new building of an Industrial Training Institute (ITI) was opened in his village, built at the cost of Rs.3.10 crore.
After Nitish took charge as the chief minister, his ancestral village has undergone a sea change. A number of new industries and projects were introduced and as a result, Kalyanbigaha is no more a sleepy village.
(With agency inputs)