Tuesday, February 5, 2008

Silchar to have hi-tech township

Besides a multi-speciality hospital, IT training institute, IT park, residential school and culture centre are on the cards.
SILCHAR, Feb 4: Luxmi Township and Bengal Ambuja are planning to develop a satellite township and speciality hospital, 15 km from here, revealed Subhash Mohan Dev, a reputed architect and builder. Two hundred acre of land has been acquired for the purpose.
Increasing population, traffic-snarls and ever increasing air and noise pollution of the town has prompted the Luxmi Township Pvt Ltd to undertake such a multi-dimensional project, after successfully developing a state-of-the-art integrated residential and commercial complex in Siliguri.
The new Silchar township expects to blend cutting-edge urban development techniques with the exquisite scenic beauty of the region to develop the township infrastructure and ambience that will provide best of comfort for the people of Cachar region.
Dev said that accredited educational institutions, information technology hubs and health care access would be provided in the new township which is located just 5 km from the airport.
The site of the new township has been strategically located and with the four laning of the VIP road and the ongoing work on the North East Corridor, residents of the township would have no problems with transporting and communication. Add to this the multi-speciality hospital would make things easy for the residents as they need not go far for there health care needs.
In subsequent months, periodic plans would be made and people would be kept posted on the progress.
Fro the present, Dev disclosed that the development of the hospital that would be run by expert medical professionals from Chennai, a modern information technology training institute and a IT park that would incorporate the best national and regional IT companies and a residential school and culture centre are on the agenda.
Dr Subranium, neuro surgeon from Chennai, who also addressed the media at the Silchar Press Club said the priority in medical interest would be laid on the treatment of cancer, heart care and neurology considering the prevailing phenomena in Barak Valley.
K Panchapakesan, NRI business man, who devoted the Kanchi Shankaracharya for social and cultural work for the betterment of the people of the North-east, said his spiritual guide Shankaracharya wanted to focus on the region which is rich in natures beauty with glorious tradition.

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