Foundation stone laying ceremony at LGBRIMH
Keeping with the pace of information technology and in line with the promotion of Digital India Initiative, the government of India, the foundation stone laying down for a new modern Central Library and Informatics Center at Lokopriya Gopinath Bordoloi Regional Institute of Mental Health (LGBRIMH). The ceremony was laid today by R.P. Sharma, MP, Sonitpur in the presence of Additional Deputy Commissioner, Sonitpur, Kulen Sharma, Dr. SK Deuri, Director, LGBRIMH, Dr. Sonia Perera Deuri, Dr. Bijoy Gogoi along with other dignitaries from various institutions and colleges.
Projected to be one of its kinds in the NE region, the center would have facilities for teleconferencing, telemedicine and telecommunication. The estimated cost of the project is around 23.43 crores and would be completed within a period of 2 years from the date of commencement. A 100 bedded Neurology and Neurosurgery Block, Sports and Recreational Facility would also be coming up in LGBRIMH in phases for the all-round development of the institute.
R.P Sharma highlighted in his speech the importance of mental health and the need for a specialized center in the NE region. He described the beauty of the nature and its role in mental and psychological health. He further added about how humankind has distanced himself from nature and has invited a multitude of physical and mental illness for himself. Kulen Sharma praised the efforts of the institute to grow into a center of excellence in the NE area.