Asia's first mountain health institute to be set up in Sirmaur district with an outlay of Rs 100 crore. The Himachal Pradesh government signed a memorandum of understanding with Six Sigma Healthcare.
Six Sigma Healthcare is providing free high altitude medical services pilgrimage destinations -- Amarnath, Kailash Mansarover, Kedarnath and Manimahesh.
At a meeting with Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur, the proposal for setting up the institute was given by its Chief Executive Officer, Pradeep Bhardwaj.
Bhardwaj said the institute would provide jobs to 727 youths. He said that the objective of the institute is to develop all types of research in allopathy, homeopathy, ayurveda, naturopathy and yoga concerning high-altitude and to educate professionals in mountain medicines.