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  • Kick-starts work of laying water pipes at Qasim Nagar

JAMMU: Speaker, Legislative Assembly, Kavinder Gupta today chaired the meeting of Rogi Kalyan Samiti (RKS) at Government Hospital Gandhi Nagar and reviewed the progress of the institution. During the meeting, Speaker took a detailed review of physical and a financial achievement registered by the hospital and was informed about the progress registered in various areas.


Vice Chairman RKS, Dr A D S Manhas briefed the meeting about the works done, revenue generated and expenditure besides other achievements and steps underway to improve medicare facilities in the hospital. He also informed of the progress on decisions taken in the previous meetings. VC RKS informed also informed about the major achievements of the Hospital made during last 2 years regarding status of outdoor/indoor patients, major and minor operations, deliveries, LSCS, and work done report of other sections of the Hospital.


 It was also given out that the repair and renovation of recovery ward, Gynae ward, Labor Room and Doctor Duty room with tiling, flooring and wood paneling has been done. Speaker expressed the satisfaction over the improvement in overall functioning of the hospital. Responding to the needs and requirements listed in the meeting, the Speaker assured full cooperation to provide adequate health facilities and infrastructure to the people of the area.


Kavinder Gupta also distributed cash awards and trophies to the staff of the Hospital for their contribution and outstanding performance to for the smooth functioning of the hospital. Earlier, the Speaker kicked started the laying of water pipes at Goswami Basti, Qasim Nagar near Bahu Fort. During the visit, the local people highlighted their demands regarding construction of main nullah passing through the area, replacement of old poles and wires, construction of lanes and drains, adequate clean drinking water, providing of Ration Card, Aadhaar Card, widow pensions and other developmental issues of the area.


On the occasion, the Speaker said that with laying of water pipes, the long pending demands of the locals for shortage of drinking water in the area would be fulfilled. He directed the concerned authorities to complete the work within a stipulated time frame. Regarding construction and upgradation of main nullah, he said that a proposal in this regard has already been approved and the work on the project would be started in soon.


He stressed upon the locals that they should come forward to avail full benefits from various state and centrally sponsored schemes launched for the welfare of the people of the state. The Speaker took round of the area to inspect the various developmental needs and assured the people that genuine demands projected by them would be redressed on priority basis.