Minister for Rural Development Department and Panchayati Raj, Abdul Rehman Veeri today laid the foundation stone of Sub District Hospital (SDH) Bijbehara.
The hospital will be constructed at an estimated cost of Rs 14.47 crore and will be executed by J andK Police Housing Corporation.
Deputy Commissioner Anantnag, Mohammad Younis Malik, CMO Anantnag Dr FazilKochak, ACDAnantnag Nisar Ahmed Nisar, doctors, para-medical staff and locals were present on the occasion.
After the foundation laying ceremony, the Minister was briefed about various works to be carried out.
The minister was told that the basement of the building will consist of general laboratory with blood storage unit along with waiting and toilet facility. It will also have X-Ray with ultra sound/ECG facility.
The Ground floor shall comprise of emergency, emergency ward, minor OT, MRD section, injection room, resuscitation room and OPD area comprising of 6 no’s of OPDs besides, the first floor shall consist of operation theatre with six bed post-operative ward and three other wards for the patients.