Govt Seeks Speeding Up Of Work On New GMCs

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SRINAGAR — Advisor to Governor, Vi­jay Kumar today inspected patient care facilities at district hospitals (DH) and ongoing work at Govern­ment Medical Colleges, Anantnag and Baramulla. During his visit to Mirza Mohammad Afzal Beigh Me­morial District Hospital, Anantnag, the Advisor reviewed the status of arrangements for running Govern­ment Medical College there.

The Advisor directed the JKPCC to ensure completion of labs and reno­vation of lecture halls within the stipulated time frame.

The Advisor along with Princi­pal Secretary, Health and Medical Education, Atal Dullo and Principal GMC, Anantnag also reviewed the working of District Hospital.

Chief Medical Officer and Medi­cal Superintendent highlighted the main achievements of the hospital. He said this year the hospital treat­ed 1485 hepatitis-C patients, con­ducted 2600 dialysis, 3831 blood infusion besides 2525 head surger­ies. He was also informed that un­der PM-JAY 1090 patients have been registered in the hospital.

On the demand of local public, the Advisor ordered opening of an­other entry gate near the hospital to ensure the safety of patients.

The Advisor also directed Deputy Commissioner and Principal Gov­ernment Medical College Anantnag to ensure the follow up of speedy construction work of GMC, Anant­nag. The Advisor also visited GMC, Anantnag being constructed at an estimated cost of Rs.139 crore. The MD JKPCC informed the Advi­sor that out of 10 blocks, 07 blocks will be completed by the end of 2019 while rest 03 blocks will be completed by the end of October, 2020. He also informed that Rs.50 crore have been spent against an availability of Rs104 crore. Deputy Commissioner, Mohammad Younis Malik, SSP, and other senior officers of the district Administration were also present. Later, the Advisor vis­ited Baramulla and inspected sta­tus of work on Government Medi­cal College Building which taken up at a cost of Rs. 139 crore. The Advi­sor was accompanied by Principal Secretary Health and Medical Edu­cation Atal Dullo, District Develop­ment Commissioner Baramulla, Dr Nasir Naqash, Director Health Services Kashmir and other senior officers. The Advisor reviewed the progress on the Medical College complex and discussed various is­sues with the management and concerned officers. He expressed satisfaction over the progress and hailed the efforts of the hospital management.

The Advisor directed the con­cerned to speed up pace of work and ensure the completion of the project within the stipulated time frame. The Advisor also inspected various sections and facilities at the District hospital which include special New Born Care Unit, Nutri­tional Rehabilitation Centre, Lecture Hall, Dialysis Centre, Physiology Lab, Dissection Hall, Reconciliation Bay and Administrative section. In Dialysis Centre, the Advisor talked to the patients and enquired about the available facilities. Medical Su­perintendent Dr. Masood on the oc­casion apprised the Advisor about the facilities being provided to the patients.

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