Khattar lays stone of 200-bed child block at Civil Hospital in Panchkula

Khattar lays stone of 200-bed child block at Civil Hospital in Panchkula

Tribune News Service

Panchkula, June 10

Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar today laid the foundation stone of a 200-bed Maternal and Child Health Block at the Civil Hospital in Sector 6 through videoconferencing from Haryana Niwas, Chandigarh.

The project, to be built at a cost of Rs93.97 crore, is likely to be completed in two years.

Tallest tricity health facility

The exclusive block will be 11-storeyed (three basements and eight floors) and it will be the tallest building of any medical institution in Panchkula as well as the tricity.

The exclusive block will be 11-storeyed (three basements and eight floors) and the tallest building of any medical institution in Panchkula as well as the tricity.

It will have an OT complex and a service block.

In the 300-bed Civil Hospital, at present, 100 beds are dedicated to maternal and paediatrics care.

“With the construction of this building, the capacity of the Civil Hospital will be increased to 500 beds,” an official press note said.

Khattar also laid the stone of a malaria office at the Civil Hospital. It will be built at a cost of Rs7.03 crore.

Haryana Speaker and local MLA Gain Chand Gupta termed the occasion a matter of pride. He directed officials to ensure completion of these projects in a time-bound manner.

Quality should not be compromised, he added.

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