Mehbooba lays foundation of Rs 172 cr Hospital building, college block at SKIMS Medical College

Srinagar

Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti on Saturday laid the foundation of College block and 250 bedded Hospital block of SKIMS Medical College, Bemina.

To be built at a cost of Rs. 172. 25 crore, the complex would have all the facilities of modern day health care for the convenience of people.

In a statement spokesman said on the occasion, the Chief Minister directed the executing agencies to complete the project within three years to avoid cost or time overrun. She hoped with the coming up of these extended facilities the people of catchment areas would get all the modern day healthcare facilities at the hospital.

Mehbooba Mufti, who is also the chairperson of the SKIMS Governing Body, asked the Principal of the College to get all the machines and diagnostic equipment available by the time the construction activity is completed.

“Spread over 2260 sq mts, the new college block would have eight storeys while the hospital block would comprise seven storeys with a parking facility of 100 vehicles,” a statement said.

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