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R&B pulled up for faltering on agreed completion timelines for hospital

Last Updated on July 27, 2021 at 11:47 am

Divisional Commissioner Jammu, Dr Raghav Langer today reviewed the progress on various ongoing health infrastructure Projects executed in Government Medical College and its Associated Hospitals here at a meeting of concerned officers in GMC.

During the meeting the Div Com reviewed in detail progress on executed projects including construction of Bone & Joint hospital, Cancer institute, 275 beded new maternity block in SMGHS, ongoing development works of Mechanical Engineering Department in GMCH and Associated Hospitals. Principal GMC Jammu apprised the chair regarding various issues being faced by the concerned departments vis-a-vis the said upcoming projects.

While reviewing progress on Cancer institute the Chief Engineer, PWD apprised the Div Com that work on superstructure has been completed besides work on finishing and allied works was in progress.

Regarding procurement of equipment for the institute it was informed that tenders have been floated for procurement while 196 posts for institute have been sanctioned. It was informed that upcoming SCI would have wifi facilities.

The Div Com directed Chief Engineer PWD to expedite the pace of work and ensure completion of this prestigious institute with set timelines as the project has already missed the actual timeline of completion. He also asked to issue penalty notices to the contractors in case of delay in execution of work. He also stressed that all the allied works of electric, water supply, Mechanical to be executed simultaneously so that all the work can be completed timely.