The Union Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Santosh Kumar Gangwar on Tuesday gave in-principle approval for the construction of two Employees’ State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) hospitals, 100 bedded hospital in Bahadurgarh and 150 bedded in Bawal.

This was revealed by the Haryana Minister of State for Labour and Employment minister, Nayab Singh after meeting the Union minister, in New Delhi. Saini said that in the meeting, Gangwar advised to identify land of five acre each for the construction of these two hospitals. The Union minister also suggested identifying 2.5 acre land adjoining the already approved 2.5 acre.

For this purpose, directions have been issued to ESI Healthcare, Haryana to issue in-principle approval letter, he added.