Landour Cantt Board gives nod to construction of primary hospital and home for senior citizens

primary hospital senior citizen home landour cantt

Ajay Ramola



The proposal of constructing a primary hospital at Mullingar and a home for senior citizens received a green signal during the monthly meeting of Landour cant board held at the office board room near Char Dukan in Mussoorie, on Friday.

It was decided in the meeting chaired by president cantt board  Major General J.S. Yadav that the vehicles parked illegally on the road sides in the cantt area would be removed effectively in coming days.

The move of constructing the senior citizen home and primary health centre was welcomed by the board members. The facilities of entertainment namely television, carom board games etc would be introduced in the senior citizen home once constructed.

 The board members gave green signal to the appointment of one doctor and a nurse in the primary health centre to be constructed at Mullingar.

The nod was also given to developing a mobile application to control illegal construction and other problems being faced by the citizens in the cantt area. The proposal to increase the amount designated for taking the segregated waste to Sheesham Badaa waste dumping ground at Dehradun was also approved in the board meeting.

One board member raised the issue of constructing retaining walls in private estates at the cost of cantt board while he also raised the issue of a fellow board member occupying the member seat in Cantonment Board despite cancelling his voter identity from the Cantonment Board ward voter list. Vice president Landour cantonment board Mahesh Chand, The CEO Cantonment Board Zakir Hussain, ward member Baadal Prakash, Sushil Agarwal, Ramesh Kanaujia, Chandra kala Sayana and others were present on the occasion.