Infrastructure incomplete, medical college not likely to start classes from this year
The college-cum-hospital was to be run from the existing building of civil hospital in Phase VI. The 200-bedded civil hospital was also to be upgraded to 300-bedded hospital.
In April 2017, the state government endorsed setting up a therapeutic school with 100 seats at an expense of Rs 374.8 crore. In spite of the administration’s endeavors to begin the session from this year, nothing is by all accounts proceeding onward the ground. Framework isn’t set up and posts of staff have not been endorsed. Additionally, the restorative school is yet to get the authorize from the Punjab Finance Commission.
The school cum-emergency clinic was to be kept running from the current working of common medical clinic in Phase VI. The 200-slept with common medical clinic was additionally to be moved up to 300-had relations with emergency clinic. The workplaces of Mohali Civil Surgeon and Punjab Health Systems Corporation (PHSC) were to be moved out of the premises. The common specialist’s office was to be moved to the District Administrative Complex in Sector 76 while that of PHSC to Sector 34, Chandigarh.
Addressing Chandigarh Newsline, Additional Chief Secretary, Health and Family Welfare, Medical Education and Research, Punjab, Satish Chandra said that it would not be conceivable to begin the principal bunch from this year as a great deal of work stays incomplete.
He said that they were yet to finish the work for taking the endorsement for the opportunities of educators and different posts which would be cleared by the state bureau. He included that the school was yet to get endorsement from the state fund commission.
“The Medical Council of India will likewise complete an assessment one month from now. We have not possessed the capacity to complete every one of these conventions, so it would not be conceivable to begin classes from this year,” he included.
Approached about the framework required for beginning the therapeutic school, Satish Chandra said that they had satisfactory building and the school would be begun from the current working in Phase VI.
Sources revealed to Newsline that 40 percent offer of the all out expense of the venture which was to be discharged by the state government had not been discharged yet.
The school was to come up at 20.8 sections of land of land. Out of the all out land, 9.81 sections of land were to be utilized for the common emergency clinic while 4.2 sections of land were to be utilized for the State Institute of Health and Family Welfare.