Financial Commissioner (FC) Health and Medical Education, Atal Dulloo Wednesday paid a visit to construction site of New Pediatric Hospital, Bemina here and inspected the ongoing works.
The Financial Commissioner was accompanied by Principal GMC Srinagar, Samia Rashid; Chief Engineer R&B Kashmir; HOD Pediatrics, GMC and other senior officers of the department. The 500-bedded hospital is being constructed at an estimated cost of Rs 116.25 crore and the execution work is being carried out by Public Works Department (R&B).
During the visit, Dulloo took a detailed round of the hospital complex and inspected all the infrastructural works going on there besides other allied infrastructure. On the occasion, Chief Engineer R&B presented a detailed outlay of hospital building before the Financial Commissioner. He informed the FC that the hospital was a G+4 structure equipped with all kinds of modern facilities like elevators, ramps and others.
The Chief Engineer further informed the FC that the finishing works at the hospital were going on and are at the last stage of completion. Dulloo directed the executing agency to expedite the pace of ongoing works at the hospital so that it can be dedicated to public for service delivery. He impressed upon them to handover the building by end of April 2021 so that medical equipment procurements and other allied works can be started at the hospital.