Una-based Nanda Hospital is conducting the midwifery course, and owner Dr S K Nanda says it was his way of giving something back to society. “When the DC sahib approached me, I straightaway agreed to cut the fees by half.
Deputy Commissioner-cum-Election Officer Rakesh Prajapati intends to cover all centenarians. “There are many who have completed 100 years of age and have been voting in every election. I want to document all of them.”
The announcement came after hectic discussions in the state BJP leadership. Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur and state BJP president Satpal Singh Satti have been camping in Delhi for the past two days.
In the villages of Una in Himachal Pradesh, there’s a lot riding on a name these days — after the district administration launched Una Utkarsh, an awareness scheme to drive home the value of girls in the family.