Farooq Khan takes stock of works at Bibi Haleema Nursing College

Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Farooq Khan on Monday visited the under-construction Bibi Haleema Nursing College at Kathi Darwaza and took stock of the works.

The Advisor was accompanied by CEO Wakf Board, Mufti Fareed; ADC Srinagar, Khursheed Ahmad Shah and concerned engineers and members of Wakf board. He was informed that the project was coming at an estimated cost of Rs 10 crore with modern training being imparted at the College with highly ventilated and spacious class rooms, library and parking facilities. Besides the College will have hostel facility for students and office accommodation for the staff. The College is being run by Wakf Board.

The Advisor observed there was a huge demand of BSc Nursing course which is being offered by the College and the course was considered one of the prestigious medical courses. The Advisor was informed that the College’s one storey has been completed while the work on second storey was in full swing. Advisor Khan directed the concerned executing agency to expedite the process on remaining works so that the building would be dedicated to aspiring students for modern nursing training courses.

He also directed the concerned to make the building differently abled friendly with provisions of lifts, ramps and railing facilities among other things to take concrete steps to enforce accessibility standards and guidelines for specially-abled persons.