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Government of India
Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
12 MAR 2021 5:33PM by PIB Delhi
Dr Harsh Vardhan’s visit to Bhopal

Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare, will be starting his one-day visit toBhopal tonight. He is scheduled to inaugurate the New Green Campus of National Institute forResearch in Environment Health (NIREH), Bhopal along with multiple facilities at AIIMS Bhopal tomorrow 13th March, 2021. He will thereafter attend to events at CSIR-AMPRI, Bhopal in his capacity as Union Minister of Science and Technology.

The Union Health Minister will inaugurate the new green campus of NIREH in the forenoon. He shall lay the Foundation Stone of Administrative Block and dedicate the Auditorium and Skill Lab of AIIMS, Bhopal to the community at 2 pm. He will also be inaugurating the Mycology Advanced Resource Centre(MARC) established with collaboration of ICMR and the Cancer Treatment Centre (CTC). A plantation drive and interaction with the patients who have undergone cochlear implant has also been planned.

In the programme scheduled at 4.15 pm in CSIR-AMPRI, Bhopal, Dr. Harsh Vardhan will lay the Foundation Stone of CSIR-AMPRI Bamboo CompositeStructure/Site, inauguratethe Analytical High Resolution TransmissionElectron Microscopy (HRTEM) Facility, theCentre for Advanced Radiation Shielding &Geopolymeric Materials (CARS&GM). He will be visiting the Technology Exhibits and thereafter interact with IndustryPartners. He will also be releasing Fly Ash Compendium of CSIR-AMPRI after his interaction.

The final event of the day shall be Dr. Harsh Vardhan’s address to the Scientists at MOU Signing ceremony between the Dept. of MSME, Govt. of Madhya Pradesh, MPCST, Vigyan Bharti andCSIR at CSIR-AMPRI, Bhopal, which is scheduled from 6.30 pm to 7 pm.