200 bedded hospital coming up in Kargil

Executive Councillor (EC) for Health Muhammad Ali Chandan today took stock of the ongoing works on the construction of the 1st phase 100 bedded structure of the 200 bedded hospital at Kurbathang Kargil.

The hospital is being constructed at a cost of Rs 46.56 crore, an official handout said.

Chandan went round different sections of the four-storied under construction structure and enquired from the officers about the status of the ongoing construction works and the progress achieved on the project so far.

The engineers informed the EC that out of the funds amounting to Rs 690.21 lakh received under PMDP during the year 2018-2019, an amount of Rs 558.05 has been expended on the project up to ending March 2019.

They further informed the EC that construction of the remaining structure is being carried out in full swing. The EC stressed on the officers concerned to complete the construction work within the stipulated period of time keeping in view the limited working season well before the onset of the winter season.